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    Richard C Senelick, MD posted:
    I have had many patients whose pocket book is stretched by taking many expensive medications. One of the most useful Internet sites is Needy Meds.org http://www.needymeds.org/index.htm . Although the process is a bit complicated you can download forms and apply for free medication or discount coupons. If it seems too complicated, ask a family member or neighbor to help you. Many community organizations or stroke support groups will help you with the forms. It isn well worth the effort as I have seen many patients save thousands of dollars a year.
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