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You can save money on prescription drugs

  There are ways to save money on prescriptions that you might not have thought about. I learned this the hard way after paying our insurance company’s highest co-pay level on a prescription for several months. While there are quite a few pharmacies that offer $4 generics, or free antibiotics, medicines can get fairly expensive when you need the brand-name version, or a special formulation.  The costs can quickly add up.   I’m always happy when a doctor hands me a pharmacy co-pay card along with my prescription, but if he doesn’t, I’ve learned to check the manufacturer’s website before heading to the prescription counter. (To find the...

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