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MEDICARE AND I TAKE 35 UNITS OF LANTUS IN SOLOSTAR PEN DAILY

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I AM APPROACHING MEDICARE AND I TAKE 35 UNITS OF LANTUS IN SOLOSTAR PEN DAILY FOR MY DIABETES. THE COST WITH A MEDICARE PART D PLAN IS EXORBITANT AND TOO HIGH FOR MY INCOME LEVEL WITH SOCIAL SEC. ARE THERE ANY ACCEPTABLE ALTERNATIVES TO THE SOLOSTAR LANTUS?
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: I SEE AN ENDOCRINOLOGIST REGULARLY AND I TAKE THE LANTUS, AMLODIPINE BESYLATE 5MG, BENAZIPRIL HCL 20MG, CARVEDILOL 12.5 MG. (X2), ALLOPURINOL 300MG, ATORVASTTIJN 40MG DAILY.
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: I JUST SENT THE MED LIST. I AM ALLERGIC TO METFORMIN, MORPHINE, NEOMYCIN AND LATEX.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I HAVE DEGENERATIVE DISC DISEASE (TREATED WITH TYLENOL AND OCCASIONAL NAPROXIN SODIUM), HYPERTENSION AND GOUT.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 month ago.

Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 month ago.

Is that all you take is lantus?

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 month ago.

for diabetes that is?

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