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Does Medicare cover Beovu?

Is Baqsimi covered by Medicare?

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

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... read more

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

... 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... read more

I had a MRI in 2010 which said I have Spinal stenosis.My lower back pain is so bad in the morn. I?

... 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... read more

Did U no Medicare is removing armour thyroid from formulary?

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... read more

How do you get insurance to pay for expensive drug Viibryd?

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... read more

Why does my arm still hurt after I two months of having the nexplanon put in?

If I bend my arm then it sends a sharp pain through my arm like I am being stabbed because the implant is pushing on the scar from the needle when they put it in. I don't Medicaid or Medicare because my mom kicked me out of the house and I have no job and I'm homeless so I can't go... read more

Which over the counter supplement is equivalent to Requip (ropinirole) ?

I do not have a health plan insurance for coverage of Requip (ropinrole) I am not eligible for Medicare until the year of 2016. I'm retire and have been diagnosis of the condition shaken leg syndrome. Is there an over the counter supplement ?

Substitute for methotrexate for RA?

I have been on methotrexate since 2017 and I am getting Rheumatoid Nodules. My doctor says that I need to go off of it, but my Medicare Supplement plan has a co-pay of $1,880.00 or the biologic drugs, which I cannot afford on Social Security income. She also tried Cinzia and Enbrel and they would... read more

Xarelto - Why does it cost so much. It pretty much uses ALL my part d medicare insurance for the?

... year so I can't get any other drugs I need

Can Amlodipine 10mg tablets be cut in half? (to equal a 5mg dose)?

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... read more

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

... 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... read more

Are there any alternatives to Vyvanse?

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?

Trying to find a way to pay for Erleada?

How can people afford and pay for this medication? Now that my husband is on Medicare the insurance doesn't cover the way his previous insurance did. It's been working. It brought his PSA level down from 28 to 1.0, but he said he was just going to stop taking it because it's too... read more

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