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Hair Loss Drugs Share your opinions and experiences regarding drugs like Propecia (finasteride), Minoxidil and others.

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Old 04-18-2011, 08:43 AM
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Hey Everyone...quick question...considering filling my propecia prescription...I wanted to see where everyone gets it filled (i.e. which pharmacy) in order to get the best price. Please let me know from your experiences which pharmacy has the best prices. Thanks!!!
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Old 04-18-2011, 09:00 AM
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$9 at Walmart if you get Proscar and cut them into 1/4th's. Hard to beat that.
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Old 04-18-2011, 11:18 AM
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Thanks...but I wanted to probably start with Propecia and not the generic...can anyone give me what the best rates are? Thanks.
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Old 04-18-2011, 12:57 PM
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Thanks...but I wanted to probably start with Propecia and not the generic...
Why? It's the same exact product, just a different strength. Why pay 5x more..?
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Old 04-18-2011, 01:15 PM
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Yes, Propecia and Proscar are both finasteride. Propecia is 1MG. Proscar is 5MG. If you cut Proscar into fourths you have roughly 1.25MG per dose.
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Old 04-18-2011, 02:22 PM
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I understand...but it is more of a dosage...in addition, it could be also mind over matter in that I would rather take the name brand than the generic.
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The cheapest I have found actual Propecia is $58 at a local Mom and Pop pharmacy.

If you wanted brand name, get actual brand name Proscar and 1/4 it. It's made by the same people and you cut your cost in 1/4. I just don't see paying $60 for 30 1 mg pills when for the same price I can get 30 5 mg. pills. But it's your money. Go to the Propecia website and check out their Propecia Persistance Program. They also claim to give you a full refund if you don't at least maintain your hair over the 12 month period.
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Old 04-19-2011, 08:52 AM
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aaron1234, how many pills are you getting for $9? I last filled my prescription in February of 2010 and I believe I paid roughly $200 for 90 pills of generic proscar at Walmart. I have to get my new script filled this week and I was just wondering if the price dropped.

On a related note, does anyone know how long proscar keeps?
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Old 04-19-2011, 12:47 PM
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TC17,

I get 30 pills and it lasts me about 3 months. I believe it is a generic version of proscar. I remember the days when I paid over $200 for a three month supply of propecia. And I used to pay $80 for generic proscar at Walmart. Not anymore thanks to a new generic promo.
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Old 04-19-2011, 12:51 PM
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Actually, it lasts me about 4 months. Sorry, bad math.
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