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Consumer Reports Best Buy Drugs

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FREE Guidance for Consumers on Prescription Medicines

A public education project of Consumers Union, the publisher of Consumer Reports, Best Buy Drugs will help you talk to your doctor about prescription drugs, and find the most effective and safe drugs that also give you the best value for your health care dollar.

What does Best Buy Drugs provide?

  • Analysis that compares and contrasts prescription drugs by category -- that is, drugs in the same class that are used to treat a specific condition or illness such as high blood pressure, heartburn or depression.
  • Gives consumers and their doctors information to help guide their prescription drug choices, based on effectiveness, the drug's track record, safety and price.
  • Expert medical review of the scientific evidence on prescription drugs
  • The Best Buy picks for each drug category
  • Reports that can be downloaded to print out and discuss with your doctor
  • Advice on getting the best price, managing multiple medicines, generic drugs, and Rx Drug Assistance programs

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