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One Million Americans Now Receive Personalized FDA Drug Safety Alerts Through iGuard.org
Date:12/30/2008

Today, iGuard.org, a free and secure medication monitoring service, registered its one-millionth member just 14 months after its launch last year. iGuard.org’s rapid growth highlights the growing trend toward patients taking a more active role in managing their own healthcare.

PRINCETON, N.J. (Business Wire EON) December 30, 2008 -- Helping Patients and Physicians

"Despite enormous investment of time and money in healthcare information technology, patients don't feel confident that the healthcare system is watching out for them," said Hugo Stephenson, MD, iGuard.org's founder. "iGuard.org is a really simple service. With most Americans getting their prescriptions from many different doctors, iGuard.org enables patients to register their medications for monitoring and sends them customized email drug safety reports, safety alerts and recalls from a pharmacist as new and personally relevant information emerges."

Barbara Munroe of Phoenix, Ariz. is an iGuard.org member who has epilepsy and takes numerous medications. "After wasting away for a year with no energy, I registered all my medicines on iGuard.org," said Munroe. "To my surprise, I soon received an alert about an interaction between Paxil and another medication I'm taking, Zonegran. Since deleting Paxil from my medications my energy has soared. Without iGuard.org's information, I would still be on the couch -- or worse. It has saved my life."

The iGuard.org Service

iGuard.org maintains an up-to-date database of drug-drug and drug-disease interactions, including feeds from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and major drug manufacturers, to provide users with personalized drug safety reports, safety alerts and product recalls by email. Since iGuard.org pharmacists write and review all alerts for a consumer audience, patients receive unders
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