Lower Prescription Costs: An Easier Pill to Swallow

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You may be spending thousands of dollars needlessly on prescription drugs. Perhaps you're sacrificing food or other necessities to buy medications. But you have a choice! Most high-priced medications can be substituted with a lower-cost generic. Lower Prescription Costs: An Easier Pill to Swallow can help reduce your prescription expenses. Using this guide, you can save hundreds if not thousands of dollars per year even with Medicare D coverage. This book: . Compares prices on drugs within the same class . Identifies generics available for $4 in many national and local pharmacy chains . Provides savings tips . Lists potentially inappropriate medications for the elderly . Is designed for easy use
 

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Contents

ALZHEIMERS MEDICATIONS
14
ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER
30
CHOLESTEROL AND LIPIDLOWERING MEDICATIONS
33
DEPRESSION MEDICATIONS
43
DIABETES MEDICATIONS
53
FIBROMYALGIA MEDICATIONS
63
GOUT MEDICATIONS
72
HEART AND CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICATIONS
74
HORMONE REPLACEMENT
104
INSOMNIA MEDICATIONS
110
OSTEOARTHRITIS MEDICATIONS
114
PARKINSONS MEDICATIONS
130
PSYCHIATRIC MEDICATIONS
138
RESTLESS LEG MEDICATIONS
144
SEXUAL ENHANCEMENT MEDICATIONS FOR
152
Glossary
165

HIV MEDICATIONS
97

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About the author (2010)

Dr. Mary E. Jackson is board certified as a geriatric and psychiatric pharmacist and possesses 28 years of experience in the medical field and 18 years as a licensed pharmacist. She works in a managed care system lowering drug costs while monitoring medication effectiveness.Dr. Jackson speaks to the public on the safe and cost-effective use of medications. For more information, visit her website at www.rxtratimes.com.

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