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Parnate and drug prices.

Posted by SLS on August 28, 2017, at 22:21:40

Posted by baseball55 on August 28, 2017, at 18:40:21

Sorry for this, but when I click on new thread, nothing happens, so I'm just posting this on an existing thread. If someone can tell me how to open a new thread, I'd be grateful.

Anyway: I picked up a scrip for parnate today (90 pills) and was charged $97.50. I called the benefits manager and, it seems my company now has a $100 deductible for medications, which was why paid full price. Sucks, but okay.

My question is - how does a scrip for 90 10mg parnate pills cost $97.50 before insurance? This is like - what - a 50 -60 year old generic drug? How do people even manage without good insurance? When I was told the price (but before I called the insurance company), I realized that I couldn't continue taking this drug if I had to pay almost $100/month, even though parnate is the only anti-depressant that has ever worked consistently for me. I make okay money, but $100/month is still a lot. What about people who make less than me?

It made me sick. Insurance has protected me for years from the reality of drug prices.

Some see things as they are and ask why.
I dream of things that never were and ask why not.

- George Bernard Shaw




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