Surprise About Prescription Drug Prices
- 47% of people had reservations or misconceptions about generic drugs
- 46% said physicians never or sometimes recommended generics
- 28% cut costs by not filling prescriptions, skipping doses or cutting pills in half
- 4% talked with their doctor about the cost of a drug
Many physicians get used to writing a certain "brand" and don't think to write for a cheaper medication that would work just as well. So protect your pocketbook and get informed and ASK!