Associated Press offers six ways to save on prescription drugs

The Associated Press on Wednesday joined in on the recent flurry of media stories offering tips for saving on prescription drugs. The AP’s tips:

  1. Use generic medications.
  2. Find a lower-cost option, such as an over-the-counter alternative.
  3. Shop around.
  4. Order by mail.
  5. Research state discount programs.
  6. Beware of freebies and commercial discount programs.

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  • I have been researching my subscriptions on a regular basis just to double check and make sure no one’s offers have changed. Most doctors are more than happy to give generic medications and when my doctor suggests a new drug that does not have a generic equivalent I am not shy about telling him I need the generic due to cost considerations.

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