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About Rekonn

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  1. Yup, I do have insurance. Every time I fill my prescription, all I pay is the $60 copay. I just like to ask the pharmacist what it would cost without insurance because I'm curious. My first job out of college was at a small alternative treatment insurance fulfillment company. When chiropracters and massage therapists wanted to be paid by the patient's insurance company for services rendered, they would submit a claim to us. You need checks and balances because otherwise some patients would see
  2. A month has passed by, and my dosage was again upped from 60mg to 80mg daily. I thought about advocating harder for the generic, but what was I going to say? I'd feel stupid going against someone with a medical degree and decades of experience after just reading a couple pages on the internet. So, I went with the brand name again, and was really curious how much it would cost without insurance this time. Went to the same CVS, presented the pledge card, and 10 minutes later my prescription was
  3. Autonomous, have you gone through the other medications? My derm prescribed Accutane for me right off, but I had taken RetinA and then an antibiotic + topical BP cream before with disappointing results.
  4. Good to know, thanks for the replies. Yes, I'm in the US, currently in Arizona. On the prescription, my dermatologist specified that it was not to be switched with generic, so I was curious. $600 a month difference between two identical products, and yet because of insurance, the consumer (me) has no incentive to switch. Interesting to see the reason for spiraling health care costs first hand.
  5. Little introduction first - I'm a 28 year old male that has been dealing with backne since I was 12. My face has had some acne, but not much more than is typical. My back on the other hand has always had a range of little whiteheads to large painful mounds that seem to come from pretty deep. Leaning back in a chair was often uncomfortable, and I've ruined plenty of white tshirts over the years. I've just started my second month of taking Accutane. I was on 40mg in my first month, and I've just