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Did my Pain Doc lie to me???
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I'm hoping someone has any sort of knowledge they can add here. I am currently on Workmans Comp and the claim is active. The WC insurance company has been paying for me to see my pain management Dr. and meds he prescribes for 6 months now. Initial visit I was prescribed 80 15mg Roxicodone. By the third visit he upped my count to 120. Delaware Medicare/Medicaid is starting a New law stating "Medicare/Medicaid patients who are being treated for Non-Cancerous Chronic pain are limited to 240 15mg Oxycodones per year and/or 60 30mg Oxycodone per year beginning March 1, 2012". My PM Doc said that because of this "after I give you this months dose, (120 15's which made everyday life manageable at best) you will be at your limit for the year." (120 in Jan. 120 in Feb.) h... ...
Updated 3 years ago in Oxycodone.
Tue, Feb 21 '12, 11:25 AM
This new law
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This new law is complete bulls***! I have to drive over an hour just to get my medication refilled. I am not like all the others who have 3 and 4 different meds to fill. I only have the one as I told my doctor I did not want to be on a bunch of meds that I would become hooked on but this is just a bigggg pain in the ass to have to call every walmart and pharmacy in town and 2 towns out just to get a script filled. this is just a waste of time. And costing us as patients more money as my doctor has now moved my appointments to every other month instead of every 3 months and I am a cash paying customer as I have no insurance to help with anything. Someone needs to give the DEA a brain and let them see all the trouble they are putting those of us who are responsible with our medications th... ...
Updated 2 months ago in Norco.
Mon, Jan 12 '15, 12:24 PM
WELBUTRIN XL ADVAIR 25050
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i AM EXPERIENCING FINANCIAL HARDSHIP, BUT I DO HAVE INSURANCE. IS THERE ANY PROGRAM THAT CAN GIVE ME A HAND; EVEN THOUGH I HAVE INSURANCE? ## Check into Medicaid part D..... It might help answer some questions for you as well as provide financial assistance ion paying for your prescriptions. ...
Updated 3 years ago in Advair.
Sat, Aug 13 '11, 12:19 PM
FOLTX
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Can someone tell me some of the side effects from stopping taking FOLTEX? Also, how do I stop taking it safely, without side effects? ## I stopped taking my Foltex when the insurance company decided to stop paying for it....It's been 2 months and I feel the same... ## I was just diagnosed with High Blood Pressure, a friend told me about the drug Foltx,she said it was all natural instead of taking medication. i was wondering if anyone knew anything about this drug, and if it was used for High Blood Pressure. ## I stopped Foltx suddenly after many years and have had itching and tingling all over, especially in the evening. Has anyone else had this problem when stopping? ...
Updated 2 years ago in FOLTX.
Mon, Aug 06 '12, 3:04 PM
online GP doctor
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Are there any web-based doctors that can write prescriptions legally for oxycodone. I failed 1 out of a million drug panels that were given to me by pain management & I was self paying due to no insurance & waiting on a disability hearing so until I receive SSI disability I cant receive help from medicaid & I'm living off a workers comp settlement plus help from family because I can't work. I understand that it was a pretty big screw up especially now that I can't find an understanding doctor who believes in second chances & has a heart when it comes to his patients & I normally take 90 20mg oxycodone, 60 60mg m.s. contin, & one to one & a half 800 mg ibuprofen daily & can't take extra tylenol due to a tumor attached to my liver causing it... ...
Updated 20 hours ago in Oxycodone.
Mon, Mar 30 '15, 1:15 PM
Oxycontin CR coverage
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I lost my job, and my prescription coverage ran out before my refil. I found a few indipendant providors.. even tried one out... it worked great on my norco - but they want almost $600 for 90 30mg tabs. I was paying $60 with medco anyone have any clue of a provider, or discount program? ## try looking on the internet and look for una rx card or also uni rx card you can sign up online and print off the card at home it gives real good discounts on almost all meds hope it helps ## Purdue actually has an assistance program for people in need of Oxycontin, who do not have insurance and meet the income guidelines. These types of programs usually provide the medications at no cost, for those with low incomes, or on a sliding fee scale to others. I use one from a different company for a blood p... ...
Updated 3 years ago in Oxycodone.
Sat, Jun 11 '11, 10:10 AM
On methadone clinic but would like to use a private dr
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Hello, I've been on methadone for 6 yrs.. Using a clinic in town. I pay close to 500$ a month but I have insurance.. I would like to find a private dr that takes bcbs and stop the clinic.. My husband is tired of paying for it and doesn't realize that stopping cold turkey isn't an option... I'd like to eventually maybe get on suboxone or something else but I'm on too high of a dose right now.. So If anyone can help me find a dr that will help me I'd be so greatful.. I'm scared to try pain mgmt because I don't want anyone thinking I'm trying to get meds from both the clinic and a dr... Please help!!!! ## I guess I should've made it clear that I live In mobile al... ## Hello, Chas! How are you doing? I'm sorry, but under the current laws, this ca... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Methadone.
Thu, Nov 07 '13, 4:58 PM
Just moved to Riverside California from Florida
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I just moved here from Fla, and I have a long list of things of problems and was being prescribed Roxicodone 30 mg, and they moved me up to diladid 8mg, and I have been looking around and its seems that all the doctors want to prescribe are Norco 10/325 and that barely even takes away a headache for me, and everyone keeps sayng try looking up pain management, and I have seen 2 different doctors and I dont have insurance so Im paying out of pocket and its not like i can call and ask the receptionist if they prescribe what I was previously getting, does anyone know of any pm in or around ?riverside california that prescribes my old meds ## Hello, Jessica! How are you? I'm sorry that you're in pain. Yes, if you require such medications on a long-term ongoing basis, you'll need ... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Roxicodone.
Mon, Feb 24 '14, 1:23 PM
Xanax Medication Management northern looking for a doctor Virginia
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I'm looking for a doctor opera medication management um I've been on xanax or a long a long. Of time and it seems to work well I have no health insurance so I be paying by cash ## Your biggest issue might be from seeking a new doctor and trying to ask for a specific medication. Most doctors see that as being drug seeking behavior. Generally, your best bet when seeing a new doctor, is to make sure they get a full copy of your medical records, or take one with you. Doctors are usually more prone to follow the diagnosis and prescribing practices of their colleagues. Learn more about Xanax Details can anyone recommend a specific doctor in this area? ## ROGER MORGAN PHILLIPS 755 THIMBLE SHOALS BLVD. NEWPORT NEWS,VIRGINIA 23606 757-873-2229 ...
Updated 2 years ago in Xanax.
Tue, Aug 07 '12, 9:14 PM
drs in avondale who will prescribe my maintenance meds
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I just moved here from fla 3 months ago. I have no Dr or insurance right now. How can I get my maintenance meds. Valsartan and Levothyroxine. Thanks John ## Hello, John! How are you? Those aren't controlled substances, so a doctor shouldn't have a problem prescribing them, if you're paying cash. What state you in? There is more than one Avondale in the U.S. and knowing the state would enable someone to recommend a doctor in your area, if they know of one. ## Thank you. I'm in Avondale Arizona. ...
Updated 6 months ago in Valsartan.
Tue, Sep 23 '14, 2:56 PM
180 Days almost up for Teva's Generic Adderall XR??
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I am currently without insurance and I had to pay $275 (cheapest I could find) for my GENERIC Adderall XR 20mg/60 count. I have read that Teva was the only one to produce the generic version for 180 days from the launch date, which was 4/2/09. My math indicates their 180 days will be up in two days (9/30/09) but I can't find out if any other companies are going to be producing the generic which should drive the price down significantly. Does anyone have any information about anyone else producing the generic Adderall XR 20 mg other than Teva/Barr? The generic name is Dextroamphetamine+amphetamine mixed salts, extended release. I cannot keep paying almost $300/mo for medication. I take it for narcolepsy and cannot function without it. So I am stuck between a rock and a hard place her... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Adderall.
Tue, Jul 23 '13, 7:40 AM
Will Govt Ins Dismiss You If Pay Cash For A Pain Doctor
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If you cant find a pain management doctor who takes your govt. ins. And you pay cash for a pain doctor, will you lose you govt. ins.? ## Hello, If the pain doctor won't take your insurance, I don't see why they would penalize you for paying cash. Since they don't take the insurance, then you don't really have any other choice. I'm sure every pain center/insurance policy is different though, so there is no way I can fully answer that question for you. Have you called the Government program that provides your insurance? I'm sure that if you let them know about your situation, they will work with you. Good luck! ...
Updated 2 years ago in Pain Relief.
Wed, Mar 27 '13, 3:37 AM
drug manufacturer of prednisone
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My brother has been diagnosed with shingles and has no health insurance to cover His prescriptions which he cant afford. He was prescribed predesone, percocet, and zovirax. I have seen on several commercials on TV that if you cant afforf to pay for your precripttions tto conttactt the manuafacture and they might be able to help. Could you please assist me in gettting in contact with the right people tto assist him in paying for his meds he would appreciate it very much. r ## Hi Dede, Sorry to hear about your brother's situation. While many drug manufacturers do offer some sort of program for patient assistance, it sounds like your best bet would probably be to discuss this with your local pharmacy. This way they can tell you exactly which manufacturer's are the ones supplying th... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Prednisone.
Tue, Sep 24 '13, 2:16 PM
generic for detrol
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My insurance coverage doesn't allow for me to use the Name brand Detrol LA, so they have substituted the generic form. I have found that it doesn't work. I find I am running to the bathroom just as often as before the on the generic. The name brand did work fine. A little frustrating. The generics should be required to work the same way before being mandated to be a comparable substitute. These are drugs you are taking with side effects and conditions that need to be properly addressed. We are still paying for these sad replacements. ...
Updated 4 months ago in Detrol.
Thu, Nov 13 '14, 2:33 PM
ExpressScripts is 4-0 in my book
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It has been a Godsend to me husband. who died last May. My meds for cancer and glaucoma were so costly. A fellow Navy man led us to Express Scripts. I had free coverage from the company I retired from and was paying alot above their 5% coverage for meds and doctors. I gave up that insurance to qualify for TriCare and Express Scripts and we've never been sorry. L.M. Evans ...
Updated 5 years ago in Cancer.
Mon, Aug 17 '09, 7:27 AM
priceing
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I would just like to know the cost of this medication. I take it for my blood pressure. I pay $52.00 a month for a dug prescribtion plan and was paying $7.00 a month co-pay. Now they want to rise it to $14.00 a month. I just want to know if I can, or nee to do something about this. ## The price can vary from pharmacy to pharmacy, it also depends on the amount you are buying, as well as your insurance. Unfortunately, I don't have that information to help you. Have you tried checking with other pharmacies in your area? Have you checked with your prescription plan to see if anything has changed? My sources list the price for 30 tablets as anywhere from $60 to $65, depending on the dosage. ...
Updated 3 years ago in Benazepril + Hydrochlorothiazide, HCTZ.
Fri, Oct 21 '11, 1:26 PM
Crestor Canada Savings Card
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is there a canadian savings card for crestor like they have in the states they offer a 50.00 dollar savings so a person only has to pay about 18.00 ## In the U.S. a prescription for Crestor actually starts at around $155 USD, so they actually still end up paying over $100 if they don't have insurance. Drugs here are nowhere near as cheap as they are in Canada. And no, I'm sorry, but the only savings card I can find is only good in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Have you tried asking your doctor if there is a generic alternative that you can use? ...
Updated 3 years ago in Crestor.
Fri, Feb 24 '12, 1:21 PM
metformin for an 8 year old?
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My 8 year old daughter is apparently pre diabetic. Her fasting insulin is 44 which shouldn't be over somewhere around the low to mid 20's, I think was said. At a follow up appointment today w/ her pediatrician he order a couple more blood tests for liver enzyme level and lactic acid. He stated that if these tests are normal he wants to start her on Metformin. Naturally, I begin my Google search and see that it's not recommended for children under 10. Concerning? Yes. In a different situation this happened and my insurance wouldn't even consider paying with or without a prior authorization for the physician. Problem #2. I guess. Anyway a little history. ...She is, in my opinion, severely overweight at 127 lbs, is 1/2 African American, has plenty of extra waistline fat, wa... ...
Updated 6 months ago in Metformin.
Sat, Aug 30 '14, 3:35 PM
Price Increase 600%
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Why did Hydrocodone/Acet 10/375 increase 600% since last year? I have been taking the medication for over 13 years after a 6 doctor team labored for months com up with something that would relieve my lifelong pain from a 2-story fall. I have been paying $6.00 /mo for 270 tablets, until this year. I went to pick up my refill an it was $35. Insurance moved it from Tier 2 to Tier 3 with no explanation. Does anyone know how to find out why this happened, did Exxon.Mobil buy the company? ## Hi Doug, Perhaps it's simply supply and demand, lately it seems as though there has been a steady increase in patients needing narcotic pain medication such as Vicodin. Have you compared prices with any other pharmacies in your area? ## My god, at either of those prices I'd be jumping up and down ... ...
Updated 28 days ago in Hydrocodone.
Mon, Mar 02 '15, 5:20 PM
Omedex Plus 40 mg clear capsule with white pellets inside
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Has anyone tried the Omedex Plus 40 mg Esomeprazol as a substitute for Nexium. I bought some in Mexico but haven't tried it yet. It is a clear capsule with with pellets inside. The pellets look like the same thing as inside the Nexium capsules. Insurance quit paying for Nexium so looking for an alternative. Thanks ## Hi Mike, Have you considered looking into any "natural" alternatives to Nexium? A few to mention are suggested in the link below: livestrong.com/article/147832-natural-alternatives-to-nexium Additionally, you can adjust your diet to help improve any symptoms of GERD: -Avoid or reduce consumption of foods and beverages that contain caffeine, chocolate, garlic, onions, peppermint, spearmint, and alcohol. Both caffeinated and decaffeinated coffees increase acid sec... ...
Updated 26 days ago in Nexium.
Wed, Mar 04 '15, 7:56 PM


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