You Can Buy Insulin Without A Prescription, But Should You?

Carmen Smith now gets the insulin she needs via her doctor's prescription. When she lacked health insurance, buying a version of the medicine over the counter was cheaper, she says. But it was hard to get the dose right.i

Carmen Smith now gets the insulin she needs via her doctor’s prescription. When she lacked health insurance, buying a version of the medicine over the counter was cheaper, she says. But it was hard to get the dose right.

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Carmen Smith now gets the insulin she needs via her doctor's prescription. When she lacked health insurance, buying a version of the medicine over the counter was cheaper, she says. But it was hard to get the dose right.

Carmen Smith now gets the insulin she needs via her doctor’s prescription. When she lacked health insurance, buying a version of the medicine over the counter was cheaper, she says. But it

Article source: http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2015/12/14/459047328/you-can-buy-insulin-without-a-prescription-but-should-you?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=affordablecareact

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