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Effexor Costs

Effexor XR does not come in a generic form in the U.S. Even at a Canadian pharmacy the price of the generic ($133 / month) would be far above your current copay. Many drug companies introduce time release versions of their drugs simply to get additional time with patent protection. Often if a patien...
by GeeWhiz
Mon Jul 16, 2007 11:24 am
 
Forum: THE EASY WAY: Give us your list of drugs then we will give your specific ways to save
Topic: I also have a "ton of them"
Replies: 28
Views: 14541

Seroquel

Your co-pay for Seroquel is probably $60 a month because it is a very expensive brand name drug. Below is a slightly modified quote from another post...[quote]Seroquel is called an atypical antipsychotic which is a new class of antipsychotics that started major use about 10 years ago. They replaced ...
by GeeWhiz
Sun Jul 15, 2007 11:22 pm
 
Forum: THE EASY WAY: Give us your list of drugs then we will give your specific ways to save
Topic: I also have a "ton of them"
Replies: 28
Views: 14541

This is the first idea that came to me. Of course it needs to be talked over with your doctor and pharmacist. It should be made clear to them the importance of maintaining her mental health at the best possible level. What a doctor believes is optimal for a rich patient can often do great harm to pe...
by GeeWhiz
Mon Jun 11, 2007 1:57 pm
 
Forum: Quick Answers To Specific Questions
Topic: Zofran in sublingual form not available with PPA
Replies: 8
Views: 7120

Drug side effects are 1 of top five causes of death in US

Charles Bennett, M.D. from Northwestern University is in charge of a national group of doctors named RADAR (Research on Adverse Drug Events and Reports). They ID early indications of problems with drugs as much as 6 years before the FDA or almost anyone else notices according to a recent study which...
by GeeWhiz
Fri Jun 08, 2007 6:55 pm
 
Forum: Bizarre Stuff That Does Not Fit Elsewhere
Topic: Drug side effects are 1 of top five causes of death in US
Replies: 1
Views: 2345

Not Sure; If you are using various insurance policies with limits/caps on total drug payments (like a great many Medicare Part D drug plans) then you might want to think about changing your strategies. When you buy drugs using your insurance the price your insurance counts towards your prescription ...
by GeeWhiz
Thu May 03, 2007 7:55 pm
 
Forum: Quick Answers To Specific Questions
Topic: Switching to Caduet from Norvasc and Lipitor
Replies: 5
Views: 4172

A great many more foods

I found a USDA list of foods sorted by the amount of calcium in a serving. It is 22 pages long so I just included the top 72 that as far as I know contain NO dairy. There are gobs more of high calcium foods on the list (link is at the bottom of this post). I find some items interesting. 6 ounces of ...
by GeeWhiz
Fri Apr 13, 2007 8:06 pm
 
Forum: Healthy People Need Fewer Drugs
Topic: Eat LESS dairy to live longer!
Replies: 5
Views: 3285

There are a VERY large number of dairy associations (just Google "dairy association") who have a primary purpose of MARKETING dairy. The big ones fund research and heaven help the researcher that provides the wrong results. Researchers at the Children's Hospital Boston studied over 100 foo...
by GeeWhiz
Fri Apr 13, 2007 4:46 pm
 
Forum: Quick Answers To Specific Questions
Topic: What type of Calcium supplement is best?
Replies: 6
Views: 3472

Permax yanked for problem FDA/Lilly warned of in 2/2003

Seems the FDA and Eli Lilly knew about this problem for AT LEAST 4 years. http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/SAFETY/2003/safety03.htm#permax Permax (pergolide mesylate) Audience: Neurologists and other healthcare professionals Lilly and FDA revised the WARNINGS section of the prescribing information to inf...
by GeeWhiz
Mon Apr 02, 2007 5:35 pm
 
Forum: Special (possibly time limited) Ways To Save & NEWS!
Topic: Permax yanked for problem FDA/Lilly warned of in 2/2003
Replies: 0
Views: 1006

call toll-free 1-877-KIDS-NOW

Or you can call toll-free 1-877-KIDS-NOW (543-7669) for more information.
by GeeWhiz
Sun Mar 25, 2007 12:22 pm
 
Forum: Government Programs To Save On Kid's Medications
Topic: Assistance to allow kids to be insured
Replies: 3
Views: 4059

Health Benefits Programs For Federal Employees

Here are some government pamphlets on benefits programs for federal employees. - For Federal Employees - Health Benefits Program - Frequently Asked Questions http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/qa/qa.asp?tcc - Federal Employees Health Benefits - temporary continuation of coverage http://www.opm.gov/ins...
by GeeWhiz
Sun Mar 25, 2007 12:16 pm
 
Forum: Health Insurance, Employee Benefits, COBRA, etc.
Topic: Health Benefits Programs For Federal Employees
Replies: 1
Views: 2254

Gov. Pamphlets On Health Insurance - Buying, Privacy, etc.

Here are some government pamphlets on health insurance. The first booklet came from lobbyists but still has a lot of good info in it. - A government distributed booklet written by the lobbists at HEALTH INSURANCE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA - "Guide To Health Insurance" http://www.pueblo.gsa.go...
by GeeWhiz
Sun Mar 25, 2007 12:15 pm
 
Forum: Health Insurance, Employee Benefits, COBRA, etc.
Topic: Gov. Pamphlets On Health Insurance - Buying, Privacy, etc.
Replies: 0
Views: 1653

Lots Of Gov Pamphlets About Losing Health Insurance

Here are some good links to government pamphlets about COBRA. - An Employee's Guide to Health Benefits Under COBRA http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/pdf/cobraemployee.pdf - Frequently Asked Questions about Portability of Health Coverage and HIPAA http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/faqs/faq_consumer_hipaa.html - Pension ...
by GeeWhiz
Sun Mar 25, 2007 12:12 pm
 
Forum: Health Insurance, Employee Benefits, COBRA, etc.
Topic: Lots Of Gov Pamphlets About Losing Health Insurance
Replies: 0
Views: 1625

Assumptions

You're a long term member of this site so I will make some assumptions. ⋅ You have checked out whether you qualify for Prescription Assistance using http://www.PPArx.org and http://www.rxassist.org ⋅ You have tried talking with your doctor or other health providers. ⋅ Y...
by GeeWhiz
Tue Mar 20, 2007 12:07 am
 
Forum: Quick Answers To Specific Questions
Topic: I Cannot Afford Expensive Cholesterol Lowering Drugs
Replies: 5
Views: 3479

Non-dairy calcium rich foods list from the government

The National Institute of Health (gov agency) published a list of non-dairy calcium rich foods. ⋅ Orange juice with added calcium - - - - Serving Size: 8 fluid ounces (1 cup) - - - - Calories: 120 - - - - Calcium: 350 mg ⋅ Soybeans, cooked - - - - Serving Size: 1 cup - - - - Calo...
by GeeWhiz
Fri Mar 16, 2007 2:06 pm
 
Forum: Healthy People Need Fewer Drugs
Topic: Eat LESS dairy to live longer!
Replies: 5
Views: 3285
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