Save money on prescriptions

FACT: New drugs are protected by patents. After the patent expires, other companies can make a generic version of the drug.


Knowing about generic drugs can save you money on prescriptions. Tell your doctor or pharmacist you want a generic drug if possible.


If your prescription is expensive, speak up. Sometimes there’s an alternative that costs less but is still safe.


Be wary of places that promise free or cheap prescriptions. It may be a scam. Your doctor or pharmacist can tell you about free or low-cost prescription programs.

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