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$412 co-pay for Rexulti

Discussion in 'Therapy and Medication' started by texaskitty, Jan 30, 2018.

  1. texaskitty

    texaskitty SF Cat Lady Staff Alumni SF Supporter

    My pdoc has had me on this (I think I spelled it right). I'm not sure if its helping or not, but dang look at that co-pay!

    Of course I can't afford that and she'll have to continue to provide samples or give me yet another med change.

    The US health care system is seriously broken, especially Medicare.
  2. may71

    may71 Well-Known Member

    That's a ridiculously high co-pay. Is that monthly?

    Do you want to say what other meds you've tried so far?
  3. Striking

    Striking Well-Known Member

    Contact the maker as sometimes they have programs to help financially.

    Yes our for profit "healthcare" systems is terrible
  4. Dawn

    Dawn Well-Known Member

    It is a crime against humanity in my opinion. Many ppl die here because of this evil healthcare system. It isn't covered by the media of course. Life is supposed to be a "right" here and it is a lie! If u don't have money u can't get help. There is no medicaid in my state if not certified disabled (which takes years) or have kids under 18. No help AT ALL. No Obamacare help if u have no income. U have to make at least 12k a year! Nice huh! The subsidies are not available if unemployed etc... It's a crime! Other states do help tho.

    There are changes this year to my meds that I cannot afford. I can't live without them and that is exactly what they want. When I called Obamacare terrified because they wanted $833 for a drug at the pharmacy I paid $45 for 15 years. I told the supervisor that I will die without this med. She was so rude and said, " Ya, I hear that all the time." Nice, huh? There was no time to apply for programs and no help! If a relative wouldn't have helped I'd be dead and I'm sure numerous ppl are since the changes this year. But many ppl have always died here due to lack of care, u just don't hear about it of course. Sorry about the rant. I am very upset about all of this. Sorry u are having a hard time too.

    There are programs but u have to be in poverty to qualify. Contact the manufacturer of the drug. Hope u are doing okay texaskitty. Take care
  5. Dawn

    Dawn Well-Known Member

    Sorry that was so long
  6. Walker

    Walker Everything Zen Staff Member Safety & Support SF Social Media SF Supporter

    That's insanity. Come back and let us know what happens with this fiasco.
  7. Dawn

    Dawn Well-Known Member

    Didn't mean to take over your thread Texas kitty. Apologies
  8. DrownedFishOnFire

    DrownedFishOnFire Seeing is Believing Forum Pro SF Supporter


    Wow what was the solution you and your pdoc came up with?
  9. texaskitty

    texaskitty SF Cat Lady Staff Alumni SF Supporter

    Don't see the pdoc until next Tuesday, there was a scheduling mistake.

    Thanks for caring
  10. Sarahbeanie

    Sarahbeanie Well-Known Member

    I take Rexulti and get samples from my doctor. I know it helps me and also will be in trouble if the samples can no longer be provided. I already had a med taken away because I could no longer get samples. Eventually it will happen with this one. I've learned, samples aren't forever. If Rexulti is not working for you I would recommend not depending on samples. Best of luck.