Zorvolex: Another silly branded drug (15x cost of generic)

Diclofenac Potassium (Cataflam generic) – 25 and 50 mg = fastest absorbed NSAID = good for headache/migraine

Zorvolex – 18 and 35 mg = different dose (thus, can’t substitute), similar aborption, proportional to dose = costly alternative

Diclofenac = $16 for 90 (at Rite-Aid) 
Zorvolex = $240 for 90
 
 
 
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PS: GoodRx.com is a great source for drug prices!
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Building One Big Brain

Is the Internet chipping away at our capacity for concentration and contemplation? That’s what Nicholas Carr wonders in his book “The Shallows”.

Will we end up ‘plugged in’ to a gigantic computer a la Matrix?

“What sort of human existence is implied by the ongoing construction of a social brain; and, within the constraints of that brain, how much room is there to choose our fate?”

More here: http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/07/06/the-web-we-weave/

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Anosognosic’s Dilemma

Interesting article on Anosognosic’s Dilemma: Something’s wrong but you’ll never know what!

The Dunning-Kruger Effect — our incompetence masks our ability to recognize our incompetence.

http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/06/20/the-anosognosics-dilemma-1/

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