Lipitor will soon be a generic, OTC medication but Georgia seniors that want to save money you don't have to wait. This cholesterol lowering drug is currently available at 70% off retail pricing by using mail order.
Blue Sky Drugs is a CIPA member and a source I have used for years. A 90 day supply of 40mg Lipitor is available for $134.
Compare that with over $500 at a retail pharmacy.
Use of statins to control cholesterol has side effects including muscle soreness or a rare condition that can lead to kidney failure.
Controlling cholesterol naturally through diet and exercise works for many GA seniors.
A report on lowering cholesterol by Consumer Reports is good reading.
Eat Healthy –
- Reduce saturated fats in your diet
- Eliminate trans fats
- Limit dietary cholesterol
- Eat plenty of fiber
- Limit alcohol intake
If you must take a medication to control cholesterol consider a generic and use online pharmacy's.
Georgia Medicare Plans has affordable Medicare supplement plans for Georgia seniors.