For Consumers

Counterfeit Fentanyl Pills Harming Iowa Residents

The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Iowa issued a warning to residents about counterfeit pills made with fentanyl being sold on the streets around the state. Shortly after this announcement, the DOJ announced guilty pleas from two Waverly residents charged with selling counterfeit pills made with carfentanil and cyclopropyl fentanyl that they purchased off the Internet…

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FL Company Ordered To Stop Selling Adulterated And Misbranded Drugs

The U.S. DOJ received a permanent injunction against MyNicNaxs, a company based in Deltona, Florida, for the sale and distribution of unapproved and misbranded new drugs. Despite receiving a warning letter in 2013, the company continued to sell dietary supplements that contained undisclosed pharmaceutical ingredients…

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Safe Savings Tip: Generic Cozaar Is Over 50% Cheaper In the U.S. Than In Canada

Choosing generic drugs is the easiest and fastest way for Americans to lower their prescription drug costs without having to risk purchasing your medication from a shady online pharmacy. We did a price comparison to see where losartan, the generic version of Cozaar, is more affordable – in the U.S. or in Canada. At a brick-and-mortar pharmacy in Canada, a 30-day supply would cost $14.31, but we found the same pills at pharmacies in the U.S. for $6.60…

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Safe Saving Tip: Not Using Your Insurance To Save On Prescription Drugs

A prescription drug clawback is when the patient pays more than the cost of the drug and that extra money goes into the pockets of an insurance company and pharmacy benefits manager. This is why asking your pharmacist what the cash price would be for your prescription is one of way PSM says consumers may be able to quickly and safely lower their prescription costs…

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