*I had about the same experience as Randall but my drug insurance provider,
Humana, made the suggestions which I then cleared with my doc . . one BP med
dropped 40 bucks a month.*
On Sat, Dec 4, 2010 at 4:13 PM, Randall <TR3driver@ca.rr.com> wrote:
> > However, a lot (ok, nearly all) the web
> > sites for
> > discount internet pharmacies look kind of scary. Any
> > recommendations?
> What I did was to get the list of low cost prescription drugs available
> Costco, Wal-Mart, K-mart and Target. My prescriptions were not on the
> list, but I found some drugs that were in the same family and were on the
> list. Called my doctor with that information and asked if the cheaper
> would work for me. He said "Yes", so my cost dropped from roughly
> (and going up every month) to about $20/month. And the BP cuff confirms
> they work just as well.
> BTW, my MD had absolutely no idea which ones were cheaper. I had
> asked for a generic, which turned out to be even more expensive than the
> name brand he prescribed in the first place.
> -- Randall
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