The official Florida Prescription Drug Price website provides 2018 prices for the 150 most commonly used prescription drugs in FL. Consumer Health Ratings found large price variation among pharmacies in one sample city, ranging from $14 to $1509 (at the so-called Discount pharmacy) for the same drug Olanzapine (10 mg); similarly Coumadin or Warfarin prices ranged from $18 to a $44 per prescription. In other cases, pharmacy prices might be nearly identical to each other. Drugs vary by city, include Abilify, Azor, Byetta, Chantix, Humalog, Januvia, Lunesta, Metoprolol, Nasonex,Nexium, Plavix, Restasis, Tamiflu and more. One of the few pharmacy cost comparison sites left in the US
Michigan’s website at michigandrugprices.com gives consumers the ability to search prescription drug prices by city or by zip code. Durgs are listed if Medicaid paid for them recently (dates to 2018). One hundred fifty (150) drugs such as Abilify, Advair, Effexor, Insulin, Lexapro, Lipitor, Lisinopril, Nexium, Olanzapine, Paxil, Prevacid, ProAir HFA, Singulair. Includes CVS, Henry Ford, Kroger, Meijer, Rite Aid, Target, Walgreens Pharmacies. Pricing from Medicaid payments, updated monthly
Compare drug prices by pharmacy in New Jersey for 150 different prescription medications. List includes common drugs like Crestor, Humalog, Lipitor, Lyrica, Januvia, Lantus, Ventolin, Vyvanse, Toprol XL, Synthroid, Nexium, Cialis, Chantix, Farxiga, Namenda, Byetta and Spiriva. Interesting features of this website: Medications ranked by volume, and an 800 number for New Jersey people: 1-800-242-5846. Easy to use site by NJ state Division of Consumer Affairs; Includes 2017 prices and older costs also, updated weekly
Search and compare prices in NY pharmacies for 150 commonly prescribed drugs such as Abilify, Advair, Albuterol, Actos (Pioglitazone), Adderall xr, Ambien, Amoxicillin, Boniva, Celebrex, Chantix, Cialis, Cipro, Concerta, Coumadin, Flomax (Tamsulosin), Fosamax (Alendronate), Flonase, Imitrex, Januvia, Klonopin, Lovaza, Lyrica, Namenda, Nasonex, Nexium, Olanzapine, Paxil, Plavix, Premarin, Prevacid (Lansoprazole), Spiriva, Synthroid, Ultram, Valtrex, Viagra, Yaz, Zetia, Zocor (Simvastatin), Zoloft. Easy to use site, except some brands are listed under the generic name. One of the few states to continue to offer this price shopping service for prescription drugs. Example of price range for Abilify: $27 generic compared to $508 to $973 for brand name (Suffolk Co.)
Walmart has implemented a limited-scope program for nearly 100 generic drugs (with multiple drug/dose combinations) offered at a $4 price for a 30-day supply in most states. Most drugs may also be purchased at $10 for a 90-day supply. Available in all states except North Dakota. However: Due to FAIR PRICING laws in CA, HI, MN, MT, PA, TN, WI and WY, many drugs will carry higher prices, or may not be available. Prices apply to Sam’s Club pharmacies also
WA state provides a prescription drug discount card for enrolled members (no cost to enroll in Washington Prescription Drug Program – WPDP.) If you enroll first, you can then search by city or zip code for local pharmacy prices for drug stores participating in the Prescription Drug Program (e.g. Costco). Select find drug prices; Look up the cost of prescription drugs using the WPDP card. Compare prices between retail and mail order, or compare brand name drugs vs equivalent generics. Originally developed through Attorney General’s office, but now operated by the Northwest Prescription Drug Consortium.
Louisiana’s HealthFinderLA was launched in 2010. It allowed consumers to compare prices for 100 most commonly prescribed drugs at LA pharmacies. By LA Dept. of Health. It no longer operates
Maryland’s Attorney General’s office formerly provided a pharmacy price check for 26 common drugs beginning in 2004. Site was very easy to use and allowed consumers to select up to 6 drugs to compare prices. Unfortunately, The Drug Price Finder website was discontinued in early 2010. Please let Consumer Health Ratings know if it is reactivated or replaced.
New Hampshire’s prescription drug cost compare site is no longer operating.
About 90 prescription drugs used to be listed at this Vermont government site (Office of Attorney General of VT), where consumers could compare medication drug prices. Launched in 2007, unfortunately, some time after 2010 the Drug Price Finder service was discontinued. Formerly at atg.state.vt.us