Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Drug Prices Vary--A Lot!!

Sorry. Just took a self-imposed sabbatical. After all I think I have somewhere between 400 and 5oo blogs and a girl can get tired.

Now here's something I didn't know. You don't have to join a wholesale club like Costco or Sam's Club in order to use their pharmacies (according to AARP author Janet Kinosian).

In a recent survey of the common generic drug, simvastatin, a thirty day supply ranged from $7.71 at Costco to $19.87 at an independent pharmacy. Wal-Mart charges $24.36. CVS gets $63.39 and Walgreens rakes in $89.99 for the same thing!

Call different drug stores to check current prices before purchasing your meds. And remember to check for harmful reactions and interactions.

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