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Author Topic: Lipitor goes on sale tomorrow!  (Read 734 times)

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Offline buginme2

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Lipitor goes on sale tomorrow!
« on: November 29, 2011, 08:56:47 PM »
Begining tomorrow generic Lipitor will be available in the United States.   The brand name medication should cost approximately $200 a month and the generic about $20.

Offline denb45

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Re: Lipitor goes on sale tomorrow!
« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2011, 08:59:36 PM »
Oh Great, after I've paid a pretty penny for this shit for the last 2 yrs. I'm no longer on lipitor anymore, I just can't win for loosing  ???
"it's so nice to be insane, cause no-one ask you to explain" Helen Reddy cc 1974

Offline sam66

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Re: Lipitor goes on sale tomorrow!
« Reply #2 on: November 30, 2011, 08:34:44 PM »
Hi Bugs
          Do you know the name of the generic
december 2007 diagnosed +ve ,

Offline buginme2

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Re: Lipitor goes on sale tomorrow!
« Reply #3 on: November 30, 2011, 08:41:20 PM »
The generic name is Atorvostatin. 

Ranaxby and Watson are two manufacturers authorized to produce it in the US

Offline Coolio_7

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Re: Lipitor goes on sale tomorrow!
« Reply #4 on: December 05, 2011, 10:26:58 PM »
It's interesting to say the least to see how Pfizer is fighting like a mofo to have its brand name drug Lipitor still be competitive with the generic version. They are throwing out all the stops to try to get docs etc to continue to prescribe Lipitor if they can still have the price competitive with the generic form.

I read this in USA today. I'm just happy that many people who rely on this med will now have a generic equivalent at a fraction of the cost. These pharmaceutical companies are raking in crap loads of money of these drugs anyways

 


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