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Offline Cire

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prescription med ?
« on: April 08, 2010, 10:50:36 PM »
I was prescribed a months worth of a med.  went to pick it up.  100$  WTF.  G brand 4$.

how the hell can there be that much of a diff?


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« Reply #1 on: April 08, 2010, 11:00:18 PM »
drug companies are evil.  health care reform will help that.  republicans love drug companies, so they are all  :bawl:

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« Reply #2 on: April 08, 2010, 11:21:29 PM »
You guys have it all wrong. The rich Americans (us guys) provide inexpensive drugs for the poor throughout the world. World health reform administered through the drug companies. :love:

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« Reply #3 on: April 08, 2010, 11:51:19 PM »
You guys have it all wrong. The rich Americans (us guys) provide inexpensive drugs for the poor throughout the world. World health reform administered through the drug companies. :love:

This.  We pay all of the world's R&D costs, Obamacare guaranteed that this will both continue and accelerate.   

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« Reply #4 on: April 09, 2010, 12:23:14 AM »
100 vs 4

no one can explain this?

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« Reply #5 on: April 09, 2010, 12:38:55 AM »
100 vs 4

no one can explain this?

Research and Development. You dont think those Pharm companies are creating life saving drugs for the good of humanity do you?

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« Reply #6 on: April 09, 2010, 05:26:27 AM »
Punch your doc in the throat.

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« Reply #7 on: April 09, 2010, 07:30:04 AM »
100 vs 4

no one can explain this?

Research and Development. You dont think those Pharm companies are creating life saving drugs for the good of humanity do you?

Yeah, you are paying for all of the R&D and hassle they had to go through to get it approved.  That's why they get patent protection for so long.  They have to recoup all of that expense.  It's very easy and cheap to copy a drug that is already researched and approved.  But, since your drug already has a generic, your doctor is a POS for tricking you into getting the name brand.  Luckily, the pharmacist will usually offer you the generic anyway. 

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« Reply #8 on: April 09, 2010, 09:48:28 AM »
Yeah, you need to give your doctor a giant KITN for not prescribing the generic.

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« Reply #9 on: April 09, 2010, 10:10:08 AM »
I got the Generic but JFC.  couldn't believe that.

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« Reply #10 on: April 09, 2010, 10:13:32 AM »
drug companies are evil.  health care reform will help that.  republicans love drug companies, so they are all  :bawl:

Is this sarcastic, or just enormously misinformed?

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« Reply #11 on: April 09, 2010, 10:22:52 AM »
drug companies are evil.  health care reform will help that.  republicans love drug companies, so they are all  :bawl:

Is this sarcastic, or just enormously misinformed?

after reading the utter non-sense this guy spouts, I believe the correct term is "dumb".
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« Reply #12 on: April 09, 2010, 05:46:05 PM »
100 vs 4

no one can explain this?

You ask a question on a thread.  Get answers that are correct, but don't like, and repeat the question hoping for an incorrect answer that suits a political agenda.  Put your fingers in your ears and keep saying, "blah blah blah I can't hear you!"

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« Reply #13 on: April 09, 2010, 07:22:30 PM »
100 vs 4

no one can explain this?

You ask a question on a thread.  Get answers that are correct, but don't like, and repeat the question hoping for an incorrect answer that suits a political agenda.  Put your fingers in your ears and keep saying, "blah blah blah I can't hear you!"

wut

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« Reply #14 on: April 10, 2010, 02:06:35 AM »
maybe god wants it 100 dollars.

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« Reply #15 on: April 10, 2010, 10:53:24 AM »
it could also have to do with your health insurance plan.  The generic may cost a lot more if you paid completely out of pocket but since that particular generic is on the insurance plan's "list" and the brand name drug isn't, it costs much less.   :dunno:    As a side note, generics can be of considerable less quality and vary in exact dosage from batch to batch due to the more lax laws on monitoring the production process.  So, if it is something super important/expensive it is not always in your best interest to get the generic   :ohno:

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« Reply #16 on: April 11, 2010, 04:36:56 PM »
Cire did you get anxiety meds?

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« Reply #17 on: April 11, 2010, 05:37:11 PM »
yeah.  working good.

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« Reply #18 on: April 11, 2010, 09:33:37 PM »
yeah.  working good.

Celexa? Works wonders

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« Reply #19 on: April 12, 2010, 06:16:19 AM »
Generic but it's a celexa I think.

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« Reply #20 on: April 12, 2010, 09:41:55 AM »
That's what i have. No complaints

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« Reply #21 on: April 12, 2010, 10:24:49 AM »
I've got the wanting to yawn all the time side effect.  sucks.

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« Reply #22 on: April 12, 2010, 04:24:39 PM »
Same. Would rather have that then the anxiety tho

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« Reply #23 on: April 12, 2010, 04:27:34 PM »
does it go away?

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« Reply #24 on: April 12, 2010, 04:56:00 PM »
does it go away?

I found that prayer and a higher level devotion to God helped minimize my anxiety quite a bit.