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Generic Plavix Is Here, But What If You Don’t Want to Switch?

Generic Plavix may have finally be here, but we’re getting a few emails from folks who are asking us, What if they don’t want to switch to a generic version of Plavix Well, rest assured that Bristol-Myers Squibb is more than happy to keep your business for brand-name Plavix, and is working overtime to come up with ways to keep you on the blockbuster cholesterol drug.

Plavix $37 Co-Pay Cards

For most people, the cheapest option will be to use the Plavix Co-Pay card. Bristol-Myers Squibb has been offering these cards for the last year, and there are no signs that they are cancelling the program with the launch of generic Plavix.

Bristol-Myers Squibb offers the Co-Pay cards for its blockbuster heart drug Plavix through its website. If you are eligible, you can start using the Plavix Co-Pay card right away to start saving on your Plavix. If you haven’t signed up for the Plavix Co-Pay Card, start thinking about it! If your health insurance co-pay for Plavix is more than $37, the Plavix co-pay card can reduce your monthly out of pocket costs down to as little as $37 a month. Not a bad deal!

What’s the Catch?

Not exactly a “catch,” but the Plavix Co-Pay card does come with some restrictions. Like all co-pay cards, the Plavix Co-Pay card is not valid if your prescription drugs are covered by Medicaid, Medicare or any other federal or state healthcare programs (including any state prescription drug assistance programs and the Government Health Insurance Plan available in Puerto Rico (formerly known as “La Reforma de Salud”). The $4 Plavix Co-Pay card is not valid if you are covered by private insurance plans or other health or pharmacy benefit programs which reimburse you for the entire cost of your prescription drugs.

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