PharmacyChecker experts answer consumer questions related to affording lower-cost, prescription medications.
We help people afford the medication they need by verifying online pharmacies and comparing their prices. Drug prices are out of control. Americans face the highest medication prices in the world. That's why millions of Americans choose to buy medication from other countries.
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If you are considering purchasing medication from outside the U.S., be aware that, in most circumstances, it is technically not legal for individuals to import prescription drugs; however, U.S. government officials have stated that individuals who order non-controlled prescription drugs from Canada or other foreign sources (up to a three-month supply) for their own use are not being pursued or prosecuted.
How can Americans save money on Lipitor?
Lipitor (atorvastatin) is used to help decrease fatty substances such as low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol (commonly known as bad cholesterol) and triglycerides in the blood and to increase high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol (commonly known as good cholesterol) in the blood. It works by decreasing the amount of cholesterol that may build up on the artery walls and helping prevent blockage of blood flow to important parts of the body like the brain and heart.
Order Lipitor from Verified Online Pharmacies
Lipitor is legally manufactured and available for sale in other countries just as it is in the U.S. You can search verified pharmacies that list Lipitor prices on PharmacyChecker.com.Currently, 90 capsules of 40 mg Lipitor can cost you over $1,300 at your local U.S pharmacy. You can find the same quantity of Lipitor as low as $62 at an international pharmacy verified by PharmacyChecker.com. That's a 95% discount vs. the cost of Lipitor in the U.S.
The generic version of Lipitor, atorvastatin, is also legally manufactured and available for sale in other countries and can be purchased from verified online pharmacies.90 capsules of 40 mg atorvastatin can cost you around $353 at your local U.S pharmacy. You can find the same quantity of atorvastatin for as low as $33 at a verified international pharmacy. That's a 91% discount vs. the cost of atorvastatin sold in the U.S.
Other Ways to Save Money on Lipitor
If you prefer to shop at your local U.S. pharmacy, just scroll all the way to the bottom of each price page and enter your ZIP Code to find the discounts available in your area. When you choose a pharmacy, just click "Print Card for This Pharmacy" and present the coupon at your local pharmacy to obtain your discount.
PharmacyChecker.com also offers a search tool for patient assistance programs. Many pharmaceutical companies offer aid with the cost of medications through patient assistance programs.
Where is Lipitor made?
We found packaging of brand-name Lipitor 10 mg sold in the United States. It was manufactured in Ireland by Pfizer Inc. See below.
We also found packaging of generic Lipitor (atorvastatin) 10 mg. It was manufactured in India by Cipla Ltd. See below.
Updated March 13, 2020