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Free Generic Lipitor Samples Now In Doctors’ Offices

We know that lots of you have been waiting for this one. MedVantx is now making free generic Lipitor samples available in doctors offices for patients to try. If you are take Lipitor and haven’t switched to generic Lipitor yet, this is the perfect opportunity to try a free sample.

From the press release: . . . → Read More: Free Generic Lipitor Samples Now In Doctors’ Offices

Wegmans Joins the Free Generic Lipitor Bandwagon

We got a huge response to the news that Meijer stores in the Midwest are now offering generic Lipitor for free, and we’ve got more good news. Wegmans in the Northeast has joined the free generic Lipitor bandwagon and is now offering free prescriptions of generic Lipitor, atorvastatin.

Wegmans is offering the free generic Lipitor . . . → Read More: Wegmans Joins the Free Generic Lipitor Bandwagon

Meijer Pharmacies Will Offer Generic Lipitor for FREE!

Huge news if you have high cholesterol. The Meijer retail chain is now offering the generic version of Lipitor for free. From their press release:

In an effort to help families be heart healthy, this week Midwest retailer Meijer began offering the generic substitute for Lipitor®* (atorvastatin calcium) for free in all 199 Meijer pharmacies.

. . . → Read More: Meijer Pharmacies Will Offer Generic Lipitor for FREE!

Generic Drugs: Will Lipitor Prices Ever Come Down?

We get a a lot of questions about   Pfizer’s blockbuster cholesterol drug Lipitor. Even though generic Lipitor hit the market last year, Lipitor prices only came down a smidge and generic Lipitor prices aren’t much less. We constantly get questions from cholesterol patients asking “Why is Lipitor still so expensive?”, “Isn’t generic Lipitor supposed . . . → Read More: Generic Drugs: Will Lipitor Prices Ever Come Down?

Does the $4 Lipitor Copay Card Really Deliver Lipitor for $4? Sort Of…

We get a lot of questions about the Lipitor $4 Copay Card. Lots and lots of question about the the Lipitor $4 Copay Card. Here’s the latest:

My wife takes Lipitor Generic and gets her meds through the mail from Medco. We have insurance but her co-pays are about $40 for 90 day supply. Does . . . → Read More: Does the $4 Lipitor Copay Card Really Deliver Lipitor for $4? Sort Of…

Is the Lipitor $4 Co-Pay Card Illegal? Lawsuit Says Yes….

You don’t have to tell us how popular the Lipitor $4 Co-Pay Card is. The Lipitor $4 Co-Pay Card has made brand-name Lipitor affordable for thousands of cholesterol patients across the country, in some cases even cheaper than the generic versions of Lipitor that are now available.

Well, now a consumer group has challenged whether . . . → Read More: Is the Lipitor $4 Co-Pay Card Illegal? Lawsuit Says Yes….

Generic Lipitor: Why Does My Pharmacy Keep Giving Me Brand Name Lipitor?

It’s been more than a month since generic Lipitor has hit the market, and while we’ve all been jumping for joy that prices are coming down somewhat (and will come down much more in a few months when more generic versions of Lipitor roll out), we’ve also been getting some very puzzled emails from cholesterol . . . → Read More: Generic Lipitor: Why Does My Pharmacy Keep Giving Me Brand Name Lipitor?

Generic Drugs: 7 Top Prescription Drugs Going Off Patent Next Year

We’re going to go out on a good note for the weekend.  A bunch of major prescription drugs are losing their patent protection next year, so if you or someone you love has a chronic condition and needs prescription drugs on a regular basis, don’t forget to keep your eye out for the possibility of . . . → Read More: Generic Drugs: 7 Top Prescription Drugs Going Off Patent Next Year

Generic Lipitor Already Taking Over 14% of Lipitor Prescriptions

Even though we tout generic drugs as good, affordable alternative to brand name drugs, we know that some folks are cautious about make the switch to generics. They’re leery of prescription drugs which are suddenly much cheaper than what they’re used to, especially after hearing stories of how some patients have bad reactions to generic . . . → Read More: Generic Lipitor Already Taking Over 14% of Lipitor Prescriptions

Generic Lipitor: FDA Finally Approves Ranbaxy’s Generic Lipitor

Late-breaking development on the generic Lipitor front, and it’s good news. As we expected Watson Pharmaceuticals finally released its long-awaited generic version of Pfizer’s blockbuster cholesterol drug, Lipitor last week. Watson spokesman, Watson has shipped about 1.5 million bottles of their generic version of Lipitor, and shipped the generic Lipitor to 28,000 pharmacies. Some have . . . → Read More: Generic Lipitor: FDA Finally Approves Ranbaxy’s Generic Lipitor