I have just over 4 years of sobriety from a horrible alcohol and hydrocodone addiction. I started taking an anti depressant not long after sobriety because I was miserable. They helped a little, but I was still not myself. Last year was the first time I heard of Kratom and after weeks of research I started taking greens. Wow! I no longer need the prescriptions. Since then I have fully submitted my life to Jesus and things keep looking up for me. Praise God for giving us this wonderful plant! Genesis 1:29 “And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed: to you it shall be for food.”
Some of the generic drops have become expensive because of consolidation. For example, generic pred forte drops used to be very inexpensive but now there are only two companies that make it and those two companies are owned by the same two large pharmaceuticals that own the branded medicines, hence the price of the generic is almost the same as the expensive branded options. The price of drugs does vary from one pharmacy to another and each insurance plan has its preferred drugs which cost much less for patients depending on the deals they have made with the manufactures. For example brand A might be priced well at one store because they have made a good deal with the manufacturer and made it their preferred drug while brand B would be expensive. Across town a different drug store chain might have a great price for B and a high price for A because they have make B their preferred drug and have a great volume price with the manufacturer.
Alas, it is hard to find a cost effective way to protect your eyes around cataract surgery.