Dr. Jardini

05 Aug: Dr. Jardini’s tips for saving money on prescription drugs

Dr. Edward Jardini has written a valuable book called How to Save on Prescription Drugs, which offers consumers recommendations for reducing their drug expenditures. The Consumerist blog summarizes the tips as follows: ELIMINATE NONESSENTIAL PRESCRIPTIONS 1. Eliminate medicines that are no longer needed 2. Eliminate medicines that no longer work 3. Eliminate medicines that have never worked 4. Eliminate medicines that were never needed THINK OUTSIDE THE PRESCRIPTION DRUG BOTTLE 5. Treat with lifestyle changes 6. Use nondrug treatments 7. Prevent disease naturally STEER CLEAR OF OVERPRICED REDUNDANT DRUGS 8. Don’t “Ask Your Doctor” (for Advertised Drugs) 9. Insist on generic drugs 10. Insist on cheaper medicines with the same class 11. Insist on a cheaper class from the same…