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Letter: We need cheaper medications

An EpiPen epinephrine auto-injector, a Mylan product, in

An EpiPen epinephrine auto-injector, a Mylan product, in Hendersonville, Tex. Photo Credit: AP / Mark Zaleski

The recent increase of the cost of the EpiPen is just the tip of the iceberg [“Outraged by cost of prescription drugs,” Letters, Sept. 4].

A bad case of psoriasis sent me to a dermatologist who prescribed topical ointment for $120 per tube. The ointment did nothing.

I refused injections of Stelara because of potential side effects — and the outrageous cost of $1,000 per shot.

After research, I purchased probiotics for $30. Problem solved. Today I am clear of it.

Why wasn’t I told about this safe and inexpensive approach?

Donald Meurlin, Huntington

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