Metformin for les?

debby_reed
By debby_reed Latest Reply 2010-08-05 07:39:26 -0500
Started 2010-06-24 04:09:36 -0500

I get Metformin-500MG SR- 60 Tablets for $18.68. Does anyone get it for cheaper?


18 replies

vgarrison
vgarrison 2010-08-05 07:39:26 -0500 Report

Kroger also has a $4/30 or $10/90 program. I am also able to get my lisinopril at this rate as well. Good luck!

fligi1
fligi1 2010-07-02 08:16:44 -0500 Report

In the North East Price Chopper Just started a free Generic Diabetic Drug program. At Walmart go for the 90 day supply at $10.

debby_reed
debby_reed 2010-06-28 01:40:19 -0500 Report

Ive been buying from this online pharmacy called buyprescription-drugs-online.com and this was the price I am paying..so i just wanted to know what else was everyone else paying..

LauraS
LauraS 2010-06-24 11:26:00 -0500 Report

Depending on where you live, supermarkets are giving metformin away for free. Someone mentioned Publix, the Shoprites in my area participate in this too. Go online or check in at your local large supermarket.

kdroberts
kdroberts 2010-06-24 11:09:27 -0500 Report

I recently found out that the discount plans are not available in all states so it may be you are unlucky. Where available, Publix gives it away for free and most pharmacies do some sort of discount plan $4/30 days or $10/90 days or similar. Giant Eagle, Target, Wal-Mart, Rite Aid, plus many others do something.

Thomas508
Thomas508 2010-06-24 08:48:52 -0500 Report

I get it at CVS for $7.50, may be an insurance thing though. If you have a Publix supermarket near you they have been advertising Free Metformin, I'm going to try there on my next refill I think they just expect you to move all your stuff there and they will make the money back on your other meds.

JulieC
JulieC 2010-06-24 04:55:18 -0500 Report

I get it at Walmart 120 tablets for 8.00

Diane987
Diane987 2010-06-24 09:11:42 -0500 Report

I get mine at Walmart too.

petals
petals 2010-06-24 10:58:01 -0500 Report

I get mine at walmart as well!

ccritch
ccritch 2010-06-24 15:24:43 -0500 Report

Walmart is the only pharmacy that has the $4.00 and $8.00 for the Generic medications. Meanwhile CVS and others are making a killing on the people who can't drive to the nearest walmart. But wait now walmart has a phamacutecal delivery program not sure how that is going haven't heard much about it.

All I can remember about home delivery by a pharmacist is It's a wonderful Life when Mr. Gower's smacked George in the ear for taking too long to make the delivery to one of his customers.

JulieC
JulieC 2010-06-24 19:42:54 -0500 Report

we have one pharmacy in town that delivers…they been around forever. I dont go there so I dont know the cost…but I sure see them around in their little yellow car

Lymy
Lymy 2010-06-28 19:36:08 -0500 Report

Julie,
I hope by now you have found Metformin at a more reasonable price than what you were paying? I have been a Type II since 7/21/'09. I get all my meds at Walmart. As apparently so do a lot of your other responders.
Mine are a 30 day supply for $4.00. They, (Walmart), like a lot of your discount pharmacies do the same thing. They have a 2 stage program with a large selection of different drugs. You can get a 30 day supply for $4.00 and a 90 day supply for $10.00. They usually have a chart posted on one of the walls in the pharmacy area and they let you know if your particular prescribed drug is available on 1 or both programs. My 2nd diabetic drug is Glimepiride 4mg. My Doctor knew I was having problems paying for my meds because I have been out of work for almost 2 years & because I take 6 other meds a day, so she wrote this Rx for 1 tab with supper every day. But, she told me to break them in half and only take 2mg each evening, that way I get two months worth of medicine for $4.00.

Best of luck in using your buying power.
Regards, Lymy (Rosemary)

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