Pharmacists Forced To Throw Out $30K In Auto-Refilled Prescriptions

Pharmacists Forced To Throw Out $30K In Auto-Refilled Prescriptions

What happens when your mail-order prescriptions keep on coming, automatically refilling month after month? If you pass away, your family might just find a cache worth $30,000 in unopened, expired meds, and give it to a local pharmacist to deal with, as happened recently in New York. [More]

Pop Quiz: How Much Is This Walgreens Mouthwash?

Pop Quiz: How Much Is This Walgreens Mouthwash?

Reader Travis is wondering if anyone can tell him how much this mouthwash costs? It is a mystery.

Target's Pharmacy Will Not Answer Questions One Minute After Closing?

Target's Pharmacy Will Not Answer Questions One Minute After Closing?

If you’re picking up your prescriptions close to closing time at Target’s pharmacy, you might want to make sure you don’t have any questions after closing time. Reader Kathy says she realized that she had a question about her son’s prescription immediately after picking up the prescription, but when she turned around to ask it — she was too late.

11 Cheap Generic Drug Programs That Will Save You Money

11 Cheap Generic Drug Programs That Will Save You Money

Here at the Consumerist we’d like you to save money. That’s why we’ve put together a handy list of those $4 generic drug programs that you’ve been hearing about. We hope this list will make it easier for you to locate the store that has the best deal on all your medications. If your local grocery store is doing a similar program and we missed it, please add a link to the comments. If you need help researching the medicines, we recommend Consumer Reports’ excellent site Best Buy Drugs. Enjoy!

Rite-Aid Made My Mom Think I Got Married Behind Her Back

Rite-Aid Made My Mom Think I Got Married Behind Her Back

CVS Doesn't Like Kids

CVS Doesn't Like Kids

Lisa sent us a short angry email about her local CVS, and how it treats local teens. Her local store separates customers into two lines, and the line containing the 18 and under crowd is only allowed into the store two at a time. The store employees say it’s to keep down shoplifting. Lisa thinks it’s blatant ageism, and she’s avoiding the store from now on. Teens can be annoying, but did CVS cross the line in punishing all for the bad actions of a few? Read her letter and leave your comments, inside.

Giant Foods Cashier Said I Had To Be 30 To Buy Zyrtec!

Giant Foods Cashier Said I Had To Be 30 To Buy Zyrtec!

Reader Amie had an odd encounter with a Giant Food cashier today. As she was checking out the cashier asked if she was 30 because he wasn’t supposed to sell Zyrtec to anyone under 30.

CVS Accidentally Gives You Leukemia Drugs, Sends You To Intensive Care For A Week

CVS Accidentally Gives You Leukemia Drugs, Sends You To Intensive Care For A Week

You should always check to make sure the medicines you get are the medicines you’re prescribed. Dorothy Enriquez learned this lesson the hard way when she began taking the leukemia drugs that CVS gave her instead of her actual prescription. Not only did the pharmacy give her the wrong drug, but at several times the recommended dose for someone who actually has leukemia.

This Walmart Pharmacy Is Fancy

This Walmart Pharmacy Is Fancy

Reader MarktMan sends this photo of the “rollback” at the pharmacy at the Walmart in Elmwood Park, NJ. Sure, they’re probably renovating or something, but it’s still funny and sort of cute.

Rite Aid Pharmacy Is A Biatch

Nick writes:

UPDATE: CVS Won’t Accept You’re Not Stacy

UPDATE: CVS Won’t Accept You’re Not Stacy

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CVS Won’t Accept You’re Not Stacy

CVS Won’t Accept You’re Not Stacy

Like an insane serial killer calling from the attic, drooling and sharpening his knives, CVS just can’t stop calling Robert B.