Medicine Program.com tells you how to apply for free prescription medicines
by completing a form. Here are the rules: Your child must not have insurance
coverage for outpatient prescription drugs; you must not qualify for a
government program which provides for prescription medication like Medicaid;
and your income must be at a level causing hardship when you need to purchase
the medicine from your pharmacy at retail price.
is another website providing free prescription drugs...supported by the
PhRMA (Pharamceutical and Research Manufacturers of America) and participating
pharmaceutical companies. Your doctor or nurse practitioner can use this
website in order to obtain the prescription drugs.
is like RXHope.com in that it is used by health professionals who are applying
for free prescription drugs on behalf of qualified, uninsured patients.
There is a downloadable form that your doctor or nurse practitioner can
fill out on your behalf.
lists specific pharmaceutical companies which participate in free prescription
Meds.com is another website worth checking out. It is extremely easy
to navigate and provides a list of drug companies participating in give-away
programs as well as other useful information.
Fleitas, Ed.D., R.N.
Professor of Nursing, Lehman College, CUNY
Bronx, New York 10468
November 14, 2004