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How to save money on prescription drugs

WASHINGTON — A prescription drug company is urging customers to save on prescription drug costs.

“When you get a prescription, you can expect to pay more than a pharmacy in the U.S.,” said Todd Wessel, vice president of pharmacy for Pfizer, in a press release Tuesday.

“If you’re in the middle of a campaign and you need a new pill or you need an urgent fix, then you can take a discount and save.”

The company says it will offer a free rebate of up to 75% off of the cost of all prescriptions for individuals and families with incomes up to $30,000, for a total savings of $1,500 per year.

Wessel said the rebate would apply to all prescriptions filled for one of the following prescription drugs: Vitamin C-21, vitamin E-3, vitamin A-1, vitamin D-3 , acetaminophen, acetaminol, aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, acetylsalicylic acid, sulfa, alpha-tocopherol, or zinc, according to the statement.

The drug is currently available for $10.50 per tablet or $30 for an 8-pack.

To qualify, a patient must have one prescription for each of the above listed medications.

To receive the rebate, a person must fill the form out and mail it to Pfizer in the mail or email address listed. 

A $5,000 rebate will apply to prescriptions filled from September 15, 2018 through September 20, 2018. 

Pfizer said it will provide up to 50% of the discounted price of the drug for new prescriptions.

For a limited time, customers will receive a free shipping label for any order that includes more than $50 of prescription medication.

Pfizers said the program will be available in states and territories with a cap of $50,000 in annual prescription spending.

More: https://www.businessinsider.com/pfizer-offers-free-rebate-of-up-to-75-percent-off-of…