Publix Announces Low-Cost Prescription Drug Program

Publix Pharmacy has launched a new program that allows consumers to purchase a 90-day supply of select generic medications for $7.50, according to a news release.

The price equates to $2.50 a month. A total of 29 commonly prescribed generic medications – treating diabetes, cholesterol, cardiovascular issues and more –are included under the program.

Publix said the price is the same regardless of a patient’s insurance policy. A total of 85 dosage options for the medications are available through the program.

“Healthcare costs continue to rise, so sometimes people have a hard time filling their prescriptions as regularly as they should,” Maria Brous, director of media and community relations, said in a statement. “We believe this low price will help encourage customers to follow their doctor’s orders, so they can experience better health outcomes.”

Publix said the generic medications (see the list here) are commonly used to treat the following health issues and concerns:

• heart health/cardiovascular

• diabetes

• cholesterol

• mental health

• seizure disorders

• Parkinson’s disease

• Alzheimer’s disease

• osteoporosis

• gout

• arthritis/pain

• gastrointestinal issues

• asthma and allergies

• men’s health and

• women’s health.

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