I am a single mom of 3 i was severly beaten with a baseball bat in my back in 04 I went until 09 until i had surgery by that time my spine grew calcium spurs into my spinal colum causing severe siatica i had a fusion L5 S1 in 09 I now have my c5 severly bulged and severe spasms and pain. i struggle every day but still work. i refuse to give up. I bought my medication for 2 years cash and now I cant do it anymore. I am getting surgery again in feb and I had stopped taking oxycotin for 4 mos. however, i will need to use it again after this surgery i have 4 fusion that will be done at once including my neck. I need a assitance program from purdue that manufaturers oxy to help me at least pay some of the bill. can anyone direct me to a contact that can possibly help?
Hi shelkesink, I'm really sorry to hear about your troubles! You've been through so much. It's hard covering the price of scripts these days, especially pricey ones like OxyContin. You can try contacting Perdue Pharmaceuticals and see if they have a patient assistance program. Many pharma companies have them. Some will give you meds for free if you qualify. You can also try www.needymeds.com. I also provided a link for prescription assistance. I hope it works! You could also check around at different pharmacies for the best prices. Many will offer in store discounts and up to 50% off the price of meds for transferring scripts over to them. There's also less costly meds you might want to try. I know MS Contin is about half the price of what you're prescribed. Personally, I would start with contacting the pharma company directly. I'm almost positive Perdue has this program in place. Good luck to you and hope you have a wonderful new year!
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