How much does Olmesartan (Benicar) cost? $11.05 or $45 or $76 or $159 or $601?

Filed Under: Costs, Health plans, Patients

How much does Olmesartan (Benicar) cost? $11.05 or $45 or $76 or $159 or $601?

So I went to fill a prescription on Saturday, and talked the price down from $76 to $45 — though I think I could have gotten it down to $11.05 with a little more work. It’s for olmesartan, the generic for Benicar, a high blood pressure medication. With my insurance card for Medicare Part D, […]

How much does olmesartan-HCTZ (Benicar) cost, $771.99 or $6?

Filed Under: Costs, Health plans, Patients

How much does olmesartan-HCTZ (Benicar) cost, $771.99 or $6?

A friend writes: So, I have three prescription drugs: two to lower my blood pressure, the other a potassium supplement needed because the two blood pressure medications leach potassium from my body — is this a great country, or what?! My pharmacy is my nearest grocery store. I changed my prescription drug plan effective 2021. […]