Whoever at Wal-Mart thought of $4 prescriptions

Molpus, Jim
November 2007
HealthLeaders Magazine;Nov2007, Vol. 10 Issue 11, p34
The article focuses on the move of Wal-Mart to sell over 300 generic drugs for only $4. The drugs include the diabetes drug metformin, the anticoagulant warfarin and the antibiotic amoxicillin. The author applauds Wal-Mart's initiative but notes that the company has 3,810 pharmacies in the U.S. and could use its pricing power to drive out smaller pharmacies.


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