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Are You Paying The Price of Big Pharma’s Greed?

The quick-paced evolution of medical treatments is causing a serious concern about continuously rising health care cost. The expense-driving drugs are typically the ones that are newly developed and allow the patients to have a choice of treatment. However, the price competition makes it impossible to obtain them for an average person as many insurance…

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Pharma’s Profit Problem

The days when Big Pharma’s profit growth were going to be decimated by patent expirations and no new big drugs are over. The AMEX Pharmaceutical Index (^DRG)’s has more than doubled in the last 5 years Gilead’s Solvaldi had $2B in sales last quarter, making it one of the biggest new drug launches ever; at…

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Mail Order Pharma and Disappearing Payment Options

Obtaining a prescription for one’s illness used to be something that a person could do quite easily. Many online pharmacies were accepting credit card payments for important online prescriptions for the patients. Credit card companies were approving such purchases without fail. Recently, however, the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy, which is a Big Pharma…

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12 Months of Giving: The American Cancer Society

Planet Drugs Direct is still actively involved in charitable causes benefiting various worthy organizations in the process. Our June fundraising effort will be focused on gathering donations for American Cancer Society. The event will take place in our facility and consist of employee attended Bar-B-Que. All proceeds will go directly to the ACS along with…

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12 Months of Giving: The American Diabetes Association

The American Diabetes Association is a non-profit organization celebrating its 75 years of research and making a difference in finding a cure. Single donations can be made in any dollar increments. Those who choose to become monthly supporters can spread their generosity by sending small monthly monetary gifts over any period of time they choose.…

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Buyer Beware: Why You Should Only Buy Drugs From Legitimate Websites

For several people, prescription drugs have become costly. This is especially true for those without healthcare insurance. However, with use of the Internet, online perscription referral services have sprung up. The costs of these prescription drugs can be regulated; whereas, the costs of prescription drugs in the US are not. People use online perscription referral…

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12 Months of Giving: Boys and Girls Clubs Of America

Planet Drugs Direct continues its “12 Months of Giving” initiative with its latest fundraising effort: a bake sale to raise funds and awareness for the Boys and Girls Clubs of America. Each month, Planet Drugs Direct raises funds for a different charity using various fundraising strategies and office teams that are assigned based on their…

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Big, Bad Pharma

Although the U.S. pharmaceutical industry capitalizes on our need for prescription drugs by charging unfairly high prices, states that border Canada have discovered a secret that allowed them to relieve budgetary issues by saving money on the medications they need through importing prescription drugs from Canada and using online prescription referral services. Saving money isn’t…

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12 Months of Giving: Habitat for Humanity International

Planet Drugs Direct, a trusted Canadian online pharmacy, ships low-cost prescription and nonprescription drugs worldwide. As part of the company’s philosophy of giving back to worthwhile causes, the pharmacy decided to raise funds for a different charity each month in its “12 Months of Giving” campaign. The latest recipient of the company’s fundraising efforts is…

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How Do Other Drug Regulators Compare to the FDA?

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is a regulatory body vetted by the US Federal Government. It is responsible for securing the safety of its citizens and livestock in the realm of consumables like food, medicines, chemicals and all of their biological delivery methods. The FDA charter, by default, makes it intimately tied…

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