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Finding the web site that lists local pharmacy drug prices

Help me find this online resource that gives local prices of prescription drugs. [more inside]
posted by Jenesta on Jun 10, 2010 - 1 answer

Drug Disposal

I know that when medicine expires or is no longer needed, the best way to dispose of it is to take it to a local pharmacy with a disposal program and hand it off to them to take care of it. But that gets me to wondering - then what? [more inside]
posted by sandraregina on Jan 26, 2009 - 12 answers

How to not be treated like a criminal at a pharmacy

My pharmacy screwed up on my Xanax prescription, and I'm afraid they're going to hassle me for what might appear to be drug seeking behavior. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 17, 2008 - 22 answers

What's with this inverse correlation?

I recently increased my dosage of lamictal from 100mg/day to 200mg/day. I was prescribed 100mg pills, whereas before I had 25mg pills. For a month's supply of 100mg/daily in 25mg units, the bill sent to my insurance was over $500. For 200mg in 100mg units, it was just under $300. Why would more of the active ingredient cost less? I know the difference in pill count can't account for that much of a differential. What's the creative economics here?
posted by jammer on Sep 21, 2006 - 8 answers

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