Choose a prescription drug that has a generic available. Choose three different types of pharmacies. Examples:
1.large chain pharmacy such as Walgreens, CVS Eckhards etc
2.Grocery store associate editor such as Publix, Kroger, etc
3.Privetly owned local pharmacy
4.Pharmacy associated with a “big box” store such as Target, Walmart, etc
5. Online pharmacy (MUST BE IN THE UNITED STATES)
Do not use drugs on the pharmacy’s cour dollar or other special list price. If the pharmacy has a “club csrd” or other special price way of getting lower cost,do mot use this this cost
Compare the cash cost of the brand and the child marking sure that the dose (milligram micrograms etc) and the number of pills are the same.
Example:Synthroid.05 milligrams and levothyroxine. 05 milligram perscription gor 30 pills.
For over the counter products use identical products including formation(liquid capdules,etc),disease (mgs pet tablets mgs per cc etc) and size of packaging ( 29 tablets in the box 90cc fluid in the bottle etc.) Try to avoid products that contain multiple ingredients like cold preparation as these hard to compare due to differing quantities of ingredients within each of
Please Note that this is not to written as an essay type paper ,but rather side by side comparison with the the different headings.