Review: PillSuite System

I had always wanted to try PillPack, but wasn’t sure that my insurance would allow me to use them.  They say they accept Aetna, but then I also have to wait in the mail for my meds to arrive, which I’m not always willing to do if I’m running low or they’re expensive.

I think I found a do-it-yourself alternative that I like.  Even though it takes a little time to use,  it’s actually not that bad.
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Pill Tracking Can Be Time Consuming – But Such Is Life… (Pre & Post Transplant)

Right now, I take about 8 different medicines to keep LAM & TSC in check as well as a few other conditions (like reflux & allergies).  One of them is an immunosuppressant commonly used in kidney transplants.  However, this is nothing compared to what I will be taking post-transplant. I thought this was a good teachable moment for people to understand one of the trade-offs that transplant recipients make & part of the reason why the after-care expenses can be a bit much…

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