Save On Meds With A Simple Question

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Pay less for drugs by asking your doctor if there's an older pill that works the same.

Pay less for drugs by asking your doctor if there’s an older pill that works the same.

    “If there is no generic version of a brand-name drug you’re taking, ask your doctor about a therapeutic substitute or an older drug in the same category. A drug that has been on the market for more than 10 years will almost always have a generic version available.”

This is also a good idea if you’re one of those kooky people who don’t like to be part of the wide-release guinea pig project. Cup o’ Vioxx, anyone? — BEN POPKEN

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