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How do I find a pain management doctor who will prescribe opoids when other methods are unsuccessful
Posted 16 Dec 2011 by • 15 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 ...
Posted 8 Jan 2013 by • 18 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 ...
Posted 9 Apr 2013 by • 5 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 ...
Posted 6 Sep 2015 by • 1 answer
I am currently taking 10mg amlodipine daily and the dosage needs to be reduced. I am also in dire straits financially and am very adept with a pill cutter. Being in the 'donut hole' on Medicare, which is my only coverage doesn't help either. Plus I believe that I am having side ...
Posted 9 Nov 2012 by • 6 answers
Starting New Years Day, Medicare is removing Armour thyroid extract for hypothyroid from its pharmaceutical formulary of approved medications. I received the notice today. My HMO won't cover the cost of my Armour thyroid now. What makes it ridiculousness is that I called some pharmacies about ...
Posted 16 Oct 2013 by • 5 answers
Today my new primary Dr gave me sample pack of Viibryd. I told her that my insurance wouldn't pay for drug but she said well you've tried many of the others so it should. My B/C medicare plan only pays for generic. Any ideas or do I call tomorrow and get different drug. In the past ...
Posted 27 Oct 2011 by • 1 answer
I am on disability and recently am on medicare. Medicare don't want to pay for the dosage my doctor is recommending. I have been on this medication for over 3 years and really like it. Are there any alternatives that are like - sisters - to Vyvanse?
Posted 9 Dec 2013 by • 10 answers
I recently hit the donut hole in medicare. Its no wonder when the price of nadolol has skyrocketed. I was told that for 80 mg tabs, 3 a day it would cost me $300. Before I got medicare it cost me about $50. I'm fortunate in that I won't need it until the 30 of this month and next yr is ...
Posted 21 Jan 2015 by • 2 answers
Posted 18 Mar 2011 by • 4 answers
Louisville/lexington, Kentucky? I would be forever grateful if anyone with the answer email it to me. THANKS AGAIN FOR EVERYONES SUPPORT AND KIND, UNDERSTANDING WORDS. I really needed them, It is so great to have a website like this so we can help each other. There are very caring and supportive ...
Posted 2 Aug 2013 by • 7 answers
... have to roll out of bed. It seems to be getting worse.I finally have my Medicare and have an appointment with a pain management Dr. I have been taking Oxycodone 30mg they work for about 4 to 5 hrs then my pain starts again. I had a phone consult with a surgeon and the surgery costs 100,000.00 ...
Posted 10 Sep 2012 by • 4 answers
Taking it for CML for 7 years now.It has quadrupled in price.5 yrs away from Medicare,don't think I can work that long.
Posted 24 Apr 2012 by • 4 answers
Enbrel copay assistance won't help people on Medicare, and I can't afford a medicare copay of $400 a month. Does anyone know any way I can get assistance?
Why isn't Uribel on the Medicare approved list for Part D recipients? Why isn't the $40 coupon avai?
Posted 12 Sep 2012 by • 4 answers
Posted 6 Sep 2013 by • 2 answers
I can't help but ask : what insurance company part D helps cover its cost?