Seniors are skipping medications to battle prescription drug costs amid crucial shortages, study finds

Posted on AllSides May 22nd, 2023
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A new study found that more seniors are being forced to delay or skip medications as they battle rising prices and rampant inflation at the pharmacy. The JAMA Network out of Vanderbilt released a study indicating approximately one in five Americans 65 years of age and older modified their prescription routine to make it more cost-effective. Some delayed their medications, skipping them altogether, and some patients even resorted to taking another individual's medication, the study found. "This is a big deal, and it has a lot to do with the...

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