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  •  Hey NurseKelly (1+ / 0-)
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    There's one thing I forgot to mention you may be interested to know.

    Pred-Forte is one of the few medications where the generic is not equivalent. The doctor said I'd have to take the brand name for 1 year. After that, can use generic.

    The brand name cost $65 for a 3 month supply (10 ml). The generic is $23 for a 3 month supply. My insurance will not pay any of the brand name, but will pay some of generic. So I'm eager for when I can use generic.

    If you have cataract surgery, you'll use Pred-Forte but for just a few days. You'll no doubt get the generic because it won't be such a big deal.

    "Comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable" - Dorothy Day

    by joedemocrat on Thu Apr 01, 2010 at 04:58:44 AM PDT

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