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what is the most expensive medicine you've had to pay for out of pocket?

 
hibbingmom

Asked by hibbingmom at 1:06 PM on Jul. 13, 2009 in Health

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  • Lyrica 96$ month
    SusieD250

    Answer by SusieD250 at 1:17 PM on Jul. 13, 2009

  • Keppra at $593 per month until my insurance covered it.
    lucindamartinez

    Answer by lucindamartinez at 1:08 PM on Jul. 13, 2009

  • Cymbalta and Vytorin $45 each. My insurance covers the others and I pay like $10 per script - but these two they won't.
    PaceMyself

    Answer by PaceMyself at 1:10 PM on Jul. 13, 2009

  • Tamiflu was sooo expense without insurance and then the doctor prescribed me something so that I wouldn't get the flu-but that was a couple hundred so we didnt get it
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:22 PM on Jul. 13, 2009

  • i cant remember the name of it.. it was for anxiety and depression, it was used for PTSD in the millatary and just relased for civillian use..

    it was $396 a month, and that ws only 1/2 a dose... so once i read=ched a full dose it was almost $800 a month....

    wish i could remember the name
    2cuteboysrmine

    Answer by 2cuteboysrmine at 1:34 PM on Jul. 13, 2009

  • my youngest is on Keppra too...but after coverage its $40 a month.
    hypermamaz

    Answer by hypermamaz at 1:52 PM on Jul. 13, 2009

  • On vacation once my son developed an abscess. After lancing it the Drs put him on a very powerful antibiotic named Chloromycetin. The only pharmacy in town did not accpet Tri-care and we had to pay for the entire script out of pocket. $ 356 and this was in 1992
    GrnEyedGrandma

    Answer by GrnEyedGrandma at 2:32 PM on Jul. 13, 2009

  • $55 for birth control and $80 for Ritalin (generic at that). So glad that I have insurance now and only pay at most $5 a month for meds.
    tyfry7496

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 4:14 PM on Jul. 13, 2009

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