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#1 melissa6980

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Posted 18 January 2012 - 09:38 PM

Does anyone know of any prescription drug plans I can get that would at least partailly cover acne meds (like generic differin, retin a, generic accutane)? I have Dean's individual health plan that I pay for myself every month (and it's good medical insurance that I like) but I have no prescription drug coverage. When I tried to add the Dean prescription drug rider last summer, my "request was declined" because I've been treated for acne and anxiety in the past. Grrrrr. So, I've been looking into trying to find just a prescription drug plan and I thought while I was at it I'd love to find a drug plan that would pay for prescription acne drugs.

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Posted 19 January 2012 - 12:43 PM

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Posted 23 January 2012 - 12:54 PM

I can not tell you about a good plan but I will say that if you are buying private most reject if you are on 4 or more scripts , it may even be less, like 2 or 3 I cannot remember. What I i used to do was buy my scripts from canada as an alternative ( if u want the specfic company I can look it up), it is legit, you have to send your script, and cheaper.... also call all the pharmacies in your area and ask the cost of each drug... they vary more than you would think sometimes as much as twenty dollars for one script.... differin is essentially gel form of retina, retina's generic is tretinoin( so said my dermatologist)... i am on .1%(high dose) and pay aprox 50$ for a tube that should last 2 months at least...
my regimen:
am
- purpose/ dans cleanser, wait 15 mins : then moisturizer, then wait 15 mins :erithromycin topical 2%
pm
-cleanser, then witch hazel toner, wait 15 to 30 minutes then tretinoin .1%
pills
-taking doxycycline oral antibiotic
-taking aleve for pms flare ups
Diet and supplements
- magnesium, zinc, vit c, b5, probiotics, calcium, b12, vit d, biotin
- try to avoid dairy and trans -fats,processed food, wheat, soy, and all white carbs, organic eggs only, no red meats,
- 5-9 fruits ot veggies a day, as much water as possible
make-up limited use, maybe once a week: bare minerals matte foundation, mineral veil
Other
experimenting with microdermabrasion and micropeels
just started aspirin masks with licorice root powder in them

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Posted 25 January 2012 - 04:08 PM

Thanks travelzd. I am actually on no prescriptions at all right now. The last time I used a prescription was birth control and it was over a year and a half ago, but they still rejected me, grrr.

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Posted 26 January 2012 - 12:01 AM

I no, sucks. I talked to a health insurance agent and he was researching plans for me ..don't know if you've done that. BC pills can always be gotten at clinics for a redic low price or free......but best of luck :)
my regimen:
am
- purpose/ dans cleanser, wait 15 mins : then moisturizer, then wait 15 mins :erithromycin topical 2%
pm
-cleanser, then witch hazel toner, wait 15 to 30 minutes then tretinoin .1%
pills
-taking doxycycline oral antibiotic
-taking aleve for pms flare ups
Diet and supplements
- magnesium, zinc, vit c, b5, probiotics, calcium, b12, vit d, biotin
- try to avoid dairy and trans -fats,processed food, wheat, soy, and all white carbs, organic eggs only, no red meats,
- 5-9 fruits ot veggies a day, as much water as possible
make-up limited use, maybe once a week: bare minerals matte foundation, mineral veil
Other
experimenting with microdermabrasion and micropeels
just started aspirin masks with licorice root powder in them

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Posted 01 February 2012 - 02:14 PM

Thanks, yeah talking to a health insurance agent might be a good idea.


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