December 27, 2018

December 2018

Americans overpay on nearly 25 percent of their pharmacy prescriptions, a new University of Southern California study reveals. In most cases, it would have been cheaper for the consumers to buy the drug without using insurance. JJ’s Prescription Specialties can help you find the right answers. It’s a national problem that personalized service can help you avoid. “More and more patients are able to find prescriptions less expensive if they don’t use insurance than if they do,” said Doug Hoey, who leads the National Community Pharmacists Association. The study lists the drugs with the most frequent overpayments: zolpidem tartrate (for insomnia), amlodipine besylate (for high blood pressure and chest pain) and prednisone (a steroid). In a six-month sample, USC researchers estimated $135 million in overpayments. Investigate TV reports that U.S. consumers and the government pay more for their medications than any other country. We can help! Check what you’re paying for your prescriptions—and explore where you could be saving. The prices and policies of national drive-through pharmacies aren’t for everyone. Instead, our expert team at JJ’s Prescription Specialties offers one-on-one consultations that help you determine the best approach for you. JJ’s provides personalized solutions for your health care needs. To schedule a consultation, call 562-7979.

Among our new products in stock is NutriDyn’s Fruits & Greens in the tasty Blackberry/Tangerine flavor. It’s a healthy blend of “superfruits” that joins our ample selection of healthful supplements. Fruits & Greens packs the antioxidant power of more than 20 servings of fruits and vegetables into a convenient, ready-to-mix drink. It’s gluten-free and non-GMO. Visit JJ’s Prescription Specialties to see our full line of products.

Jacqueline Price Stewart, BSPharm, RPh, is a familiar face offering expert assistance to our customers. Jackie has been part of the JJ’s Prescription Specialties family for better than a decade. Jackie works faithfully with patients and physicians to determine the best treatments—choices that optimize your overall health and wellness. She’s a graduate of Northeast Louisiana University and has 20 years of pharmaceutical experience. We invite you to draw on Jackie’s expertise.

JJ’s Prescription Specialties offers a wide range of products to help alleviate pain. That includes therapies for people with peripheral neuropathy—the pain, weakness and numbness in the hands and feet brought on by diabetes—and for people challenged by the debilitating pain of shingles. Ask our pharmacists how compounded medications, high-quality supplements and other complementary therapies might prevent and alleviate pain. To learn more call JJ’s Prescription Specialties at 337-562-7979.

AcuPlus is in stock! As many customers know—and have raved about—AcuPlus is the new, healthier way to manage pain. The popular AcuPlus is an an FDA-registered topical pain relief cream that was created by a Lake Charles doctor. It’s made with a unique blend of 10 powerful pain relief ingredients. Our first supplies sold out, with orders coming in from across the nation. We’re pleased to announce, though, that AcuPlus is available once again. Stop by JJ’s Prescription Specialties today for your supply of AcuPlus. It’s great for sports injuries, age-related pain and more!

We invite you to take advantage of our personal touch by scheduling a one-on-one consultation. The JJ’s Prescription Specialties team will work directly with your physician and healthcare provider for your total care. We offer personalized solutions for your healthcare needs, from compound and specialty treatments to advice about supplements and over-the-counter products. Consultations are free. Schedule one with us now!

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