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Just say YES to (cheaper) drugs!

December 18, 2009 By: Tylar Masters Category: Medtipster, Prescription Savings

MedtipsterAmericans utilizing prescriptions could each save thousands of dollars if the senate would allow the importation of prescription drugs from Canada and Europe. Sounds great, so, yeah, when can we benefit from that?

Well, not today. Drugmakers win this battle. The possible influx of cheaper medicines is part of a large health care legislation, and the U.S. Senate voted 51-48 in opposition of this movement to loosen importation rules. But the war on prescription drugs isn’t over, and companies like Medtipster are accomplices to win the war.

What does this mean for us, the Americans, who feel the sting when we go to the pharmacy? It means we absolutely need to choose generic drugs over brand names. Generic drugs are the answer.

The issue is that many people do not know that their prescription may be available for even less than what they pay now, that being either their copay or $32.00, which is the average price of a generic drug. More importantly, where do they go to get that prescription on a generic program? Which pharmacy has that generic drug for just $4, or even less?

Medtipser.com has the answer to those questions.

Generic drug programs are available at most pharmacies, and most of their pharmacy websites have an available database or a download-able PDF of their generic drug lists. Medtipster understands what a hassle that can be for consumers, and created the database all in one location, www.medtipster.com. Pharmacy location, phone number, prescription price, even membership information at requiring pharmacies.

If you have trouble affording your medication, please contact us. We are here to help any way we can!

Resource, Bloomberg.com

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Tylar Masters
Manager of Marketing and Communications
Medtipster, LLC.
www.medtipster.com

Importation – Be Afraid, Very Afraid

August 04, 2009 By: PharmaSueAnn Category: Medtipster, Prescription News

pharmasueann_logoMedtipster is available “free of charge” to assist all consumers in reducing prescription drug costs. We do not believe that consumer safety can be ensured in any system that allows of the personal importation of prescription drugs. You should be very concerned about the safety and effectiveness of these drugs. Your life is to important.

Everyday your neighborhood pharmacist is available to assist you in obtaining cost effective, therapeutically appropriate drug therapies. This personal service is not available with imported drugs.

One of the most cost effective ways to reduce your prescription drug cost is through the use of generic drugs.

Medtipster applauds the pharmacists of the United States for their continued effort in reducing prescription drug costs.

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