You’re Overpaying for Drugs and Your Pharmacist Can’t Tell You

Generic drugs should be cheap, but you still may be overpaying for them. I mentioned this problem in a previous post, but it bears repeating – your copay could be higher than an out-of-pocket price for some generic drugs. For example, 9 tablets of generic sumatriptan 100 mg can be purchased from a mail order pharmacy such as or a local pharmacy you can find on for about $20. Your copay through your insurance plan could be $25 or much higher. Read more about this in a story.

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