With our without health insurance, it makes sense to shop around for the best price on medications.
I recently renewed one of my maintenance medications for asthma and was stunned when I discovered a one-month supply of one medication was more than $100! I have health insurance, but my prescription coverage doesn't kick in until I have met my ginormous deductible so I pay it all for most of the year. My brother is in the same boat and he began in
A lot of parents ask me if the generic version of a given medication is the same as the brand name. Some ask because they want to save money while others ask because they believe the name brand is always better and want "the best." It seems both sides of the debate have strong points to make.
For years, the FDA and AMA have firmly stated that generic medications are as effective as their brand name counterparts and that is largely true. Both