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Drugs not covered by RIPAE

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RHODE ISLAND PHARMACUETICAL ASSISTANCE TO THE ELDERLY (RIPAE)*
Complete List of Covered Therapeutic Categories  
Alzheimer’s Disease Drugs 
AnalgesicsNOT COVERED BY RIPAE
AnestheticsNOT COVERED BY RIPAE
Antibiotic Agents 
Anticoagulants 
AnticonvulsantsNOT COVERED BY RIPAE
Anti-diabetic Agents 
AntiemeticsNOT COVERED BY RIPAE
Antifungal Agents 
Antilipemics 
Antimigraine AgentsNOT COVERED BY RIPAE
AntimycobacterialsNOT COVERED BY RIPAE
AntiparasiticsNOT COVERED BY RIPAE
AntipsychoticsNOT COVERED BY RIPAE
Anti-rheumatic Drugs 
Antiviral Agents 
Asthma & Other Chronic Respiratory Drugs 
Autonomic AgentsNOT COVERED BY RIPAE
Bipolar AgentsNOT COVERED BY RIPAE
Cardiac Drugs 
Central Nervous System AgentsNOT COVERED BY RIPAE
Dental & Oral AgentsNOT COVERED BY RIPAE
Depression Drugs 
Deterrents/ReplacementsNOT COVERED BY RIPAE
Diuretics 
Eye/Ear Preparations 
Flu Treatment Drugs (Oral) 
Gastrointestinal AgentsNOT COVERED BY RIPAE
Genitourinary AgentsNOT COVERED BY RIPAE
Glaucoma Drugs 
Gout Drugs 
Hemorheologic Agents 
Hormonal AgentsNOT COVERED BY RIPAE
Hypotensive Agents 
Immunological AgentsNOT COVERED BY RIPAE
Inflammatory Bowel Disease AgentsNOT COVERED BY RIPAE
Insulin 
Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Agents 
Oral Antineoplastics 
Osteoporosis Drugs 
Parkinson’s Disease Drugs 
Prescription Vitamin & Mineral 
Replacements For Renal Patients 
Sedative/Hypnotics 
Skeletal Muscle RelaxantsNOT COVERED BY RIPAE
Skin & Mucous Membrane PreparationsNOT COVERED BY RIPAE
Toxicologic AgentsNOT COVERED BY RIPAE
Urinary Incontinence Drugs 
Vasodilating Agents 

*MORE THAN 40% OF THERAPEUTIC CATEGORIES ARE NOT COVERED BY RIPAE

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