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The benefits of Patient Assistance Programs

Prescription medication can be more expensive than you may be able to afford. You could find viable alternative options such as generic medications and OTC solutions. However, for both, it can be difficult to identify the right alternative medicine. Some of the OTC and generic substitutes can not comprehensively provide the care that may be provided by the originally prescribed medication.

Some OTC and generic alternatives may have an increased risk of potential development of dependency and addiction. They may even be illegal in your area of residence.

How do you go about getting the right medication for reduced fees?

Various manufacturers have developed patient assistance programs which are designed to reduce the total expense for people who may be uninsured, underinsured or below certain income expectations. The programs help these patients access medication by offering subsidies to the cost of buying medication, which may even be up to 100%.…