trouble with insurance company with Humira

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Date Joined Dec 2003
Total Posts : 494
   Posted 3/10/2008 11:46 AM (GMT -7)   
my insurance company is giving the doc a runaround with the humira. its so frustrating!
does anyone else have this problem?
Crohn's Disease Diagnosed 12/24/03 and Bipolar, Migraines, Hypothyroid
Im 26 years old. Im on Humira!! yay!
I am on quite the cocktail for my BP however: Geodon, Lamictal, Celexa, Buspar, Wellbutrin and Klonopin.
Im also on lipitor for high cholesterol caused by a prior BP med. im on fentanyl patches for pain also, and i take some meds prn for my allergies, asthma, and for migrianes i take topomax as well as inderal for my tremors. Pill time is defnintely snacktime!

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Date Joined Dec 2007
Total Posts : 739
   Posted 3/10/2008 12:54 PM (GMT -7)   
yes maam! i've had the problem, still kind of having it
first i was using one pharmacy, then they switched me to another one. Then apparantly i was switched to another one w/out my knowledge! ( my docs office found this out).
I went a month w/out humira due to all the mix ups and restrictions on the amounts of pens sent and so on and so forth!
Then they called today saying they would send it today, then they called back an hour later saying theyd been denied so they can't send it until wednesday.

Not to mention in between those to calls i got a call from the prior pharmacy asking me to set up my refill! i'm so confused by this whole thing. Im just waiting to see how it goes :o/

I hope u have better luck than i am right now
25 y/o female- crohns disease since 14
Ileostomy pending-very worried
Tried asacol,pentasa,prednisone,remicade,6mp,azasan, no avail
Seatons placed
Worst year ever!

"For God has not given us the spirit of fear....."
Where does mine come from?!
 Temp Ileostomy performed 1/29/08
Still Adusting has been my Godsend...Thank you

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Date Joined Mar 2008
Total Posts : 110
   Posted 3/10/2008 2:22 PM (GMT -7)   
I am supposed to start Humira any day now. I am waiting on approval. I have been getting achy joints, bleeding. and lower GI pain while waiting. Did u folks get the Humira by mail or did u p/u from pharmacy?
Diagnosed with Crohns/Colitis in 2004. Currently taking Azulfidine 500 mg/3 x 3 day, Synthroid. Have had joint complications such as pyroderma gangrenosum in ankles as complication of IBD.

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