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Prescription savings

Prescription drugs are expensive in the United States. Learn more about how to save money on your medications.

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Why is Jublia so expensive?

Jublia is an expensive topical antifungal prescription drug used to treat toenail fungus. It is an effective treatm...

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Why is Linzess so expensive?

Linzess is an expensive prescription medication used once daily to help you have more frequent and complete bowel m...

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Why is Xifaxan so expensive?

Xifaxan is an expensive prescription drug used to treat irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea (IBS-D) in adults an...

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Insurance and NiceRx

In some cases, insurance doesn’t provide the best deal. This could be due to high copays, high deductibles, or ma...

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Why is Trulicity so expensive?

Trulicity is an expensive prescription medication that is proven to lower blood sugar levels. Americans pay more fo...

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Why is Pennsaid so expensive?

Americans pay the highest prices in the world for brand-name prescription drugs. Pennsaid is an expensive topical n...

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Why is Jardiance so expensive?

The costs of prescription drugs in the United States are the highest in the world. The high cost of diabetes drugs ...

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Why is Vraylar so expensive?

It’s unfortunate that Americans are paying the highest prices in the world for prescription drugs. Vraylar is...

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Why is Vyvanse so expensive?

Americans pay the highest prices in the world for brand-name medications. In 2016, the CDC found that 6.1 million (...

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Why is Eliquis so expensive?

Eliquis is a prescription medication that works by blocking certain clotting proteins in the blood, which prevents ...

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Why is Trintellix so expensive?

Trintellix is a brand-name prescription medication used to treat major depressive disorder (MDD). The drug is class...

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Why is Xiidra so expensive?

Xiidra is a brand-name prescription eye drop used to treat the symptoms and signs of dry eye disease. It is expensi...

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Why is Trelegy so expensive?

Trelegy is a brand-name prescription drug used daily to treat COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) and asth...

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Why is Myrbetriq so expensive?

Myrbetriq (mirabegron) is commonly used to treat overactive bladder in adults. It relaxes the muscles in the bladde...

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How much does Entresto cost with Medicare

In 2022, the manufacturer of Entresto (Novartis) states that around 80% of individuals with Medicare Part D prescri...

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How much is Trulicity without insurance

Trulicity can be a very expensive prescription medication without insurance. The list price of Trulicity is $886.36...

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How much does Trulicity cost with Medicare?

In 2022, the manufacturer’s (Lilly) website states that the list price of Trulicity is $886.36 per month without ...

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FDA approves the first Eliquis generic, apixaban

Good news for people who are at high risk for stroke or are suffering from deep vein thrombosis (DVT) or pulmonary ...

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How much is Ozempic without insurance?

Ozempic prices can be very expensive without insurance. The list prices for Ozempic® 0.25 or 0.5 mg (1 x 1.5-mL pe...

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How much do prescription drugs cost without insurance?

Individuals without insurance will generally pay the list price set by the pharmaceutical manufacturer. Prescriptio...

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How much does Xarelto cost with Medicare?

Without insurance, the cash price of Xarelto in 2022 is anywhere from $400-500 for a 30-day supply.  Patients who ...

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How much does Eliquis cost with Medicare?

In 2022, the manufacturer’s (Bristol-Myers Squibb) website listed the price of Eliquis as $522 for a 30-day suppl...

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Generic vs brand name drugs

There are often a lot of questions surrounding generic and brand-name medication. Are generics really as effective?...

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What is a prescription assistance program?

A prescription assistance program is a government or privately-funded program that helps low-income individuals who...

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Biosimilar vs generic: which is better?

Biosimilar drugs are often confused with generic drugs. Biosimilars and generic drugs are versions of brand-name dr...

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The global prescription index

Like many other countries across the globe, Americans have to pay for prescription drugs, but how does the cost in ...

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