Major Retailer GIVES AWAY Prescription Drugs NO STRINGS!

It seems we have price wars going on between major retailers right now. You never know when another DEAL will come along. Could price wars between the drug companies themselves be far behind?
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Major Retailer GIVES AWAY Prescription Drugs NO STRINGS!

Postby 1DayAAT » Wed Oct 25, 2006 1:46 am

NOT COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL - THIS IS A PRESS RELEASE SUBSTANTIATED BY RESEARCH

Press Release Source: Meijer


Meijer Launches Free Prescription Drug Program
Monday October 23, 5:01 pm ET
Major Midwest retailer leads industry to new level of consumer cost savings

DETROIT, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Meijer announced today its free prescription drug program designed to benefit at least one-half million Meijer customers at all 176 Meijer pharmacies throughout the Midwest. The program covers leading, oral generic antibiotics with a special focus on the prescriptions most often filled for children. The program includes at least one antibiotic from each of the major antibiotic classifications and more than 70 percent of the generic, pediatric antibiotic prescriptions filled by Meijer. They are: Amoxicillin, Cephalexin, SMZ-TMP, Ciprofloxacin, Penicillin VK, Ampicillin and Erythromycin.

This no-strings-attached program means that any customer, regardless of insurance or co-pay, can take their prescription to any Meijer pharmacy and receive their designated antibiotic free of charge. There is no card required, no membership to purchase, no minimal charges, no special forms to fill out and no fees to pay.
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This actually is free drugs FOR ANYONE - NO STRINGS!

Postby NoPocketCash » Wed Oct 25, 2006 2:41 am

We actually seem to have a price war brewing here.

I don
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Postby AntiPharm » Wed Oct 25, 2006 2:56 am

Sorry... but I am always the skeptic. I do not like reading that something has been thoroughly researched... and then none of the references are given.

So here is what I have found out.

The pharmacy's hype page: http://www.meijer.com/pharmacy/antibiotics.asp

Their press release on Yahoo Financial: http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/061023/dem030.html?.v=38

An article on Business Week (Online): http://www.businessweek.com/ap/financia ... UMIC80.htm

An article on Reuters:
http://today.reuters.com/news/articlein ... &type=qcna

I'd love to see someone post any articles with a little analysis instead of just the bare facts.
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