Exelon Withdrawal

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Kathleen Says:


My husband has been on exelon patch for about three years but his alzheimers is progressing faster at this point I think moving into the severe stage. This medication costs us over $400 per month and that's with our insurance paying for part of it. Our income is going down and we cannot afford for him to take this any longer. Can you safely quit cold turkey, should you cut the patches in half for a month or two. Surely someone has had this problem. What kinds of reactions can we expect to see if he no longer uses the exelon patch?



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Mark Says:
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Kathleen there are numerous pharmaceutical companies who will give you your medications for free due to financial hardships. Goto the website for the company who makes the medication in question and search for financial hardship or how to get said medication for free. Depending on the State you live in many have financial help for people who can't afford their medications. You have to be very proactive to find the help paying for ridiculously priced medications even with insurance.
Good luck to you and your husband finding help for paying for his medication, don't give up!

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Kathleen Says:

Thanks so much for the suggestion. I'll call them today and see what I can find out and I'll post the results!

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