Medications Vaccines

Learn more about prescription and over-the-counter medications, including how to safely use them and how to get help paying for them.

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  • » Why Vaccines Don’t End with Childhood
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  • » Got Shots? They Aren’t Just for Kids
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  • » Take Some of the Sting Out of Paying for Prescriptions
    Compare prescription prices at local pharmacies and find prescription discount programs.
  • » Choose the Right Over-the-Counter Drug
    Before you try to pick out an over-the-counter medication, check out some useful online resources prepared by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
  • » Understanding Medicare Part D
    These resources can help you understand Medicare’s prescription drug benefits.
  • » Bridging the Coverage Gap
    This guide answers your frequently asked questions about the coverage gap.
  • » Avoid Drug Mix-Ups with These Online Tools
    Nearly 1,500 common drugs have already been confused with another drug. That’s why several organizations are launching online resources to help you know which drugs are most prone to mix-ups.
  • » Clean’em Out Drop’em Off
    Leftover medications lying around your house? Here’s where you can safely dispose of them in Allentown.