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It depends on what your doctor prescribes, or what your body will tolerate as to how much your cost will be.
Retail prices for commonly prescribed antidepressants range from about $21 a month, and sometimes even less, to more than $1,000 a month. This report shows how you can save more than $100 a month or $1,200 a year, if you have to take an antidepressant regularly.
As you can see, the cost for these drugs far exceed the capability of the majority of Medicare recipients to pay out of pocket. In the case of transplant, this would be a lifelong annual expense.
Adjusted for inflation and expressed in 2012 dollars, the annual per-patient cost rose from $9,280 in 1993 to a high of $33,040 in 2007 and then declined to $18,746 in 2011, Roger W. Evans, PhD, of the United Network for the Recruitment of Transplantation Professionals in Rochester, Minn., reported.
Again, it would depend on what your physician prescribes and how your body tolerates it, but the cost would average between $140-$620 per month for the medication.
The estimated 2004 daily costs were $20.74, $18.90, and $15.78 per day for quetiapine, olanzapine, and risperidone, respectively with coprescribed antipsychotics being significantly higher for quetiapine ($11.13) compared to olanzapine ($4.29, p < .01) or risperidone ($4.76, p < .01)
Lolliek Guess I will have to have a "too old to afford living" clause in our Powers of Attorney fo Healthcare documents.
Government Aims at Mentally-Disabled Elderly to Reduce Medicare Drug Costs
The federal government expects to save $1.3 billion between 2015 and 2019, if the proposed rule passes
Obama Would Have To Unveil 'Black Budget' For Spy Agencies Under New Bipartisan Bill
The actual funding lines for America’s spy agencies have been a matter of secrecy until recently, when the Washington Post obtained a $53 billion “black budget” list for fiscal year 2013 from Edward Snowden.
The one I can't figure out is why the Big Pharma industry isn't absolutely losing their mind over this. They stand to LOSE money, and we all know that Big Pharma will not stand for anyone cutting into their profits.