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What is a good substitute for Advair? I've been taking Advair successfully for adult-onset asthma?

Posted 8 Jan 2013 by guineapigslave 16 answers

... since roughly 2001. Medicare switched me to a new plan for 2013, since my old plan's prices have gone way up (I get extra help, due to finances, so money IS a big issue). Unfortunately, my new plan does not cover Advair, and I'm clueless as to what else will work in maintaining the ...

How do I find a pain management doctor who will prescribe opoids when other methods are unsuccessful

Posted 16 Dec 2011 by singer10 5 answers

Other methods have been tried - corticosteroid injections and now they will attempt a nerve block. I just sent a message to my doctor to get the details regarding this. My insurance (MediCare/MediCal) limits things like acupuncture for pain management so I am concerned because my current pain ...

Why is MoviPrep so darned expensive?

Posted 9 Apr 2013 by Ellen91247 2 answers

My pharmacist told me the price (without insurance) was $87.50! I nearly swallowed my tongue! That is outrageous! And the only insurance I have is Medicare and a supplement. If they don't pay, I will have to skip the colonoscopy. I am on a very fixed income. What have some of you had to pay ...

Is Enbrel covered by medicare with blue cross supplement in any delivery form?

Posted 8 Dec 2016 by amydorotheaengland 1 answer

Remicade Infusion no longer works and methotrexate causes severe elevation in liver enzymes

Does anyone have issues getting Medicare or Medicare Advantage coverage for their meds?

Posted 21 Nov 2016 by BooBoo76 2 answers

I have suffered for more than 10 yrs from chronic pain due to occipital neuralgia, severe muscle pain, migraines, trigeminal neuralgia, I have osteopenia in lower back, also have herniated and bulging disks in lower back and upper cervical spine. Have degenerative disk disease for more than 30 yrs. ...

Is there a generic equivalent to Victoza?

Posted 11 Nov 2016 by SilverFox92589 1 answer

My wife is going on Medicare in a couple of months and the out of pocket costs under the Part D plans she has been offered are pretty high. Is there a generic equivalent that costs less that she can look into? It's really helping her control her diabetes but the cost is concerning as we move ...

Is there a medical reason why I cannot get a Symvist shot more often than every 6 months ?

Posted 8 Oct 2016 by suswelsh 0 answers

Medicare will only pay every 6 months but I have had 2 conflicting answers on whether it is for medical or financial reasons.

Limbrel500 - Does anyone know of a Medicare part D provider who covers Limbrel?

Posted 3 Oct 2016 by jlogue2 0 answers

I have a coupon that allows me to get the product for $50 per month, but my neighbor told me his provider only charges $20 co-pay. He is on Medicare.

I have both Medicare and Medicaid is lyrics covered?

Posted 20 Sep 2016 by Zallie 1 answer

Should say lyrica not lyrics

Used humira for 7 years for rheumatoid arthritis. Went on Medicare January 2016. Have been told?

Posted 31 Jul 2016 by Linda6500 2 answers

... humira is not covered even with a drug plan. Dr put me on Symponi and I've been on it since Jan. I am not doing as well as I did before. Would love to go back to humira but can't afford it on my own. Any help out there? Had no side effects on humira. Shots would burn but it was over ...

Tessalon - Is there another Rx tablet which can be used as a substitute to benzonatate 200 mg.?

Posted 7 Aug 2016 by Croniccough 1 answer

... capsules? I am a senior and part D Medicare does not include benzonatate for coughs. My cough is from scar tissue in the lungs, not a cold. I'm looking for a substitute on my health ins. formulary. Medicare denied me after I sent an appeal. The Rx is $135. Per month! I am on a SS fixed ...

HELP! With Medicare and a supplemental ins I cannot afford PROGRAF .A 3 mths supply is $358?

Posted 28 Aug 2016 by Miracleman01 0 answers

Can I get some kind of funding? I did have a grant once but they said they have no funding.. I need your help ASAP. thanks.

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