Navigation Links
Walmart Announces Generic Lipitor® (Atorvastatin Calcium Tablets) Available in Stores Today
Date:12/1/2011

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Walmart (NYSE: WMT) announced today the availability of atorvastatin calcium tablets in all Walmart and Sam's Club pharmacies immediately for patients with valid prescriptions. The all-new generic substitute of the brand name drug better known as Lipitor® provides a more affordable medication option for the millions of Americans who need to lower their cholesterol due to heart disease or are at risk for developing heart disease. Walmart is one of the first retailers to offer the authorized generic version of Lipitor, allowing Americans to get the same quality, effective drug for a lesser price.

"Offering generic Lipitor® immediately at an everyday low price is another example of Walmart's commitment to helping our customers save money and live better, especially those who are struggling with the spiraling cost of health care in America and are often on a fixed income," said John Agwunobi, M.D., M.B.A, M.P.H., senior vice president & president of Walmart U.S. Health & Wellness.

People can bring in their prescription bottle or call their local Walmart Pharmacy or Sam's Club Pharmacy to easily transfer their prescriptions. Visit www.walmart.com or www.samsclub.com to find the closest pharmacy.

The Humana Walmart-Preferred Rx Plan (PDP) is another way customers can save money on their prescriptions. Enrollment in Medicare Part D plans for 2012 ends December 7, 2011. This is the second year Humana and Walmart are offering the Humana Walmart-Preferred Rx Plan (PDP) to seniors and people with disabilities. It is the PDP with the lowest premium in 2012* at $15.10/month throughout all 50 states and Washington DC. Since its launch last year, more than one million people have enrolled in this plan. Humana and Walmart make it easy for people to compare Medicare Part D plan prices online by using a plan finder tool available at walmart.com/rxplan. People interested in comparing plans can also check medicare.gov to view plan options.

*According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

About Walmart
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) serves customers and members more than 200 million times per week at over 9,700 retail units under 69 different banners in 28 countries. With fiscal year 2011 sales of $419 billion, Walmart employs 2.1 million associates worldwide. Walmart continues to be a leader in sustainability, corporate philanthropy and employment opportunity. Additional information about Walmart can be found by visiting http://walmartstores.com, and on Facebook at http://facebook.com/walmart and on Twitter at http://twitter.com/walmart. Online merchandise sales are available at http://www.walmart.com and http://www.samsclub.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Walmart, Lilly Team Up to Provide Human Insulin to People With Diabetes
2. Humana and Walmart Announce Innovative Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plan with Lowest National Monthly Premium Offered in all 50 States and D.C. (1)
3. NCPA: Walmart Medicare Drug Plan a Prescription for Poor Pharmacy Care
4. Walmart Stores Now Offer URINOZINC® Plus With Beta-Sitosterol
5. For Second Straight Year, Humana Walmart-Preferred Rx Plan (PDP) Features Lowest Monthly Premium Offered In All 50 States and Washington D.C.
6. Dendreon Announces Publication of Phase 1 Study Highlighting Immunologic and Clinical Activity of Lapuleucel-T (Neuvenge(R)) in Advanced Breast Cancer Patients
7. EDAP Announces Launch of Clinical Study Combining HIFU and Chemotherapy for Localized Aggressive High Risk Prostate Cancer
8. Cephalon Announces Positive Results from a Pivotal Study of FENTORA in Opioid-tolerant Patients with Non-cancer Breakthrough Pain
9. ADVENTRX Announces Fast Track Designation Granted By the FDA For CoFactor For the Treatment of Metastatic Colorectal Cancer
10. DOV Pharmaceutical, Inc. Announces Successful Phase Ib Results for DOV 21,947
11. Phosphagenics Announces Positive Phase 1b Transdermal Insulin Clinical Trial Results
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/11/2017)... , Oct. 11, 2017  Caris Life Sciences ... on fulfilling the promise of precision medicine, today announced ... joined Caris, Precision Oncology Alliance™ (POA) as its 17 ... centers, the St. Jude Crosson Cancer Institute will help ... the use of tumor profiling, making cancer treatment more ...
(Date:10/7/2017)... IRVING, Texas , Oct. 6, 2017   ... industry with more than $100 billion in purchasing power, ... industry news and information. The Newsroom is ... chain and industry trends, infographics, expert bios, news releases, ... Besides having access to a wealth of resources at ...
(Date:10/2/2017)... Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: DPLO ... LLC , and named its founder as Diplomat,s chief ... Tennessee , will operate under Diplomat subsidiary ... offerings for health care partners to include IT outsourcing, ... "In an interoperable world, technology delivers comprehensive insight ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:10/13/2017)... , ... October 13, 2017 , ... Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor ... that explains one of the most popular and least understood books in the Holy ... and puzzling descriptions that have baffled scholars for centuries. Many have tossed it off ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... “America On The Brink”: ... “America On The Brink” is the creation of published author, William Nowers. ... As a WWII veteran, he spent thirty years in the Navy. Following ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... meet the demand of today’s consumer and regulatory authorities worldwide. From Children’s to ... and tested to meet the highest standard. , These products are also: ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Information about the technology: , Otomagnetics has ... prevention of a major side effect of chemotherapy in children. Cisplatin and carboplatin ... cisplatin, hearing loss is FDA listed on-label as a dose limiting toxicity. Hearing ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... On Saturday, October 21, ... relay – Miles by Moonlight to raise money for the American Heart Association Heart ... , Teams will work together to keep their treadmills moving for 5 hours. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):