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Re: [IP] cost of supplies

I have Merck medco too.. does anyone use fast take strips and have merck
medco?  I was told that I can't buy my strips through them because of the
brand.  Any ideas on how to get them to carry the strips?

> This problem can be fixed. The companies that make insulin have 
> PUBLISHED handling requirements. If the pharmacy fails to follow 
> these "recommend" guidelines, the drug can be damaged and is 
> considered useless. A few letters to the insurance company AND the 
> manufacturer of the insulin can do wonders. I had several 
> conversations with Eli Lilly about problems with my mail order 
> pharmacy -- Merck Medco. Turns out that I was not the only one.... 
> Lilly had been talking to them about just the problem you describe 
> and thought the problem was resolved  heh... heh... guess again... 
> Anyway, they went back to them and so did the insurance company. For 
> the last year, my daughter's ionsulin has shown up in insulated 
> shipping containers.

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