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  1. General Chat
    Does anyone have ideas to share? Generics always, of course :) One I can share is this.... If you take any pill that is in a form that can be split, ask your doc to prescribe pills in a double dose then you can split them. My dh takes .25 mg of med "x" daily but our dr prescribes .50 mg for...
  2. Question and Answer
    we just got how much my husband is going to get it is $870.50 but with medicare premium it will go to $760 a month, we are looking at him getting part D for prescription coverage there is so many to choose from. If anyone knows about this please let us know. We will start getting his checks...
  3. General Chat
    I found this TXTCPN dot com site that will send an in store prescription coupon to your phone when you text "txtcpn" to 368266 that works at CVS, or you can just print it from the site. I just showed the coupon to the pharmacist. The site also has store specific drug pricing so you know what...
  4. Frugal Living
    I got this in a tip of the day email, it's a pretty neat site. you input the medications you take along with your zip code and it'll give a listing of stores and the prices the meds are. There's a search for health screenings and immunizations in your zip code are also. hth MedTipster
  5. Frugal Living
    About two weeks before Christmas I ordered online two pairs of glasses from zennioptical.com. One pair for myself and a pair of reading glasses for my husband. My glasses were $48 total. The last pair of glasses I bought were from a large chain store and I paid $300.00. I'm not kidding. My...
  6. Frugal Living
    I wasn't sure where to post this, so figured this was as good a place as any. Since people I know in real life are always asking me where I get my glasses so cheap, I just thought to post this. Anyway I have the best website for getting cheap RX glasses & sunglasses. They even have those...
  7. Question and Answer
    Does anyone know if CVS has the $4 prescriptions? I just got a coupon in the mail offering me $25 to change or open a new prescrip with them. The 2 prescriptions we get , we are able to get for $4 at Walmart. Just wondered if they had this and if it was worth switching.....Thanks for your...
  8. Question and Answer
    I want to transfer a presciption from CVS to RiteAid to get the 30.00 gift card. This may be a dumb question,but how do you transfer a prescription? Do I just bring the presciption info and CVS phone number to Rite Aid and they take care of it or do I contact CVS? Thanks!:scratch:
  9. Frugal Living
    Has anyone any experience getting good eyeglasses frugally? I have astigmatism in one eye and am having trouble wearing progressives. My new optometrist put me in the top of the line progressives, just to see if I can wear them at all...that was his excuse anyway. But I couldn't afford new...
  10. Question and Answer
    I found a coupon for a $30 gc to rite aid if you transfer a prescription. Do I just take the empty bottle there and that's it? It has two refills left. I've never done this before! HELP
  11. Just Tips
    Long story short, I've had to take antibiotics 3 times in the past two months, so I have a few empty prescription bottles. Would these be good for keeping spices in? I have some spices that I bought in bulk, so I took them home in small baggies. It's kind of hard to get the spices out of the...
  12. Freebies
    I found this as I have been having alot of rx lately. This is a great deal and not only is it online it is in the in store circulars for this week. Get a $30 RiteAid giftcard for transferring your Rx. http://www.riteaid.com/pharmacy/prescription_transfer.jsf
  13. General Chat
    to someone that worked in one like a doctor or ob/gyn? For example, if your father was a doctor, would you want to be one of his patients? I wouldn't because I wouldn't be comfortable with it.
  14. Health and beauty
    I am hoping that someone can perhaps think of another way to save on medication. I am currently taking about 6 different medications and nearly every one of them is generic. However, I do have one medication that isn't available in generic form. Matter of fact, it's the only drug on the...
  15. Preparedness and Survival
    Someone mentioned this on the depression thread and I thought it merited further discussion. I am a non-insulin dependent diabetic asthmatic. If/When there is a major depression (or worse!) in this country, I wonder how I will be able to afford - or even obtain my medication. Do you have...
  16. Coupons
    I have a Rite Aid prescription transfer coupon for a 20.00 gift card. Expires 5-31-08. I would like to trade it for a Walgreens or CVS prescription offer of any amount.
  17. Health and beauty
    So today I had to go to the clinic for my usual thyroid checkup. Been having problems with it being to low or to high. Anyway, it was to low this time. So I asked the doctor (teaching hospital so who I was speaking with was still in training although a doctor - no disrespect to all the...
  18. News you can use
    Prescription errors: Some blame speed, workloads The prescription called for Inderal to control a little boy's tremors. A Walgreens pharmacy instead gave him Methitest, a steroid ... </img>
  19. Health and beauty
    http://www.motherjones.com/news/feature/2004/03/02_403.html What are your thoughts on this?
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