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Reduced cost prescription drugs

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - Medications are an essential part to quality health care, but for patients with no or poor health insurance, keeping up to date with your prescriptions can be difficult.

Dr. Sheila Claseby has quite a bit of advice for people in that situation.

She offers generic options.  Coupons and patient medication assistance programs are also available from medication manufacturers.

The web site needymeds.org can provide options that an help reduce the cost.

Any medication changes must be with your doctor's supervision and approval. Your doctor wants you to be able to take your medications consistently, and can guide you as to whether a change would be appropriate for you.

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