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Article 1: Catch 22 plus 40


Allan (not his real name) is 62 years old. His family genetic history indicates he will live into his 80's, all things being equal. But, of course, they are not equal. Allan suffers from a rare disease called Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP). Without treatment he could die in pretty short order, but I'm getting ahead of myself.

One day, in 2000 when he was 48...<more>


Article 2: Is government trying to save money by playing with our health?


I had been using the same BP medication (12 mg) for approximately 25 years. I went to pick up my meds in Dec/2015 and learned...<more>


Article 3: This leaves me in a position of worry about getting the very needed drugs on time.


Pharmacare had limited the amount they would pay for and my Rheumatoligist had to change the Rx to fit the pharmacare plan...<more>


Article 4: Pharmacare switches drug it covers to one which doesn't work


That is why the doctor switched me to the Eosmeprazole which worked....<more>


Article 5: Caught between a rock and a hard place


I will die with probably $20,000 owing on a line of credit hopefully 30 years from now in order to pay for my prescriptions....<more>


Article 6: Already living below the poverty level, my pharmacy informed me my medicine would no longer qualify under allowed medication list.


In December of 2016 I was informed by my pharmacy (Not pharmacare or my physician)that my desiccated thyroid would no longer qualify under their allowed medication list due to ....<more>


Article 7: Why be forced to change medications when they are working perfectly?


This medication has worked extremely well for him as he has never yet had another 'episode'. Then we got the letter from Pacific Blue Cross....<more>


Article 8: My GP applied 3 times to Special Authority but each time were refused as "no research showing generic less effective!"


After years of success drug treatment, Pharmacist told that I must use generic drug. I did and dire symptoms returned immediately....<more>


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