Consumers Will Pay Half as Much for Generic Version of Lipitor

Angus Hepburn, of Beacon, N.Y., has been taking Lipitor, a cholesterol-lowering drug, since 2009, after he had a heart attack. He credits the drug with helping him bring his cholesterol level down to a healthy level. "I had blood work done yesterday, and my cholesterol levels are looking good," he said. "I'm on the drug for life." Lifesaving as Lipitor may be, it's expensive. Hepburn, who has an employer-based health plan with pharmacy benefits manager MedCo Health Solutions, said he pays...Full Story
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