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New Price Relief Available Over-The-Counter for Allergy Sufferers

Ali Khoshnevis OD
Date:  27 February 2014

New Price Relief Available Over-The-Counter for Allergy Sufferers

Good news for those who suffer from nasal allergies (Allergic Rhinitis), the nasal steroid Nasacort is over-the-counter. This is exactly the same drug as the prescription strength Nasacort AQ, the difference is the price tag. The prescription version runs roughly $80 for the 120 spray bottle while the over-the-counter version is under $20 for the 60 and 120 spray bottles.

Keep in mind that your medical insurance will not cover over-the-counter medications so as an alternative you can have your doctor prescribe the generic version of Flonase for under $20. 

Ali is a practicing optometrist and the CEO of WeRx.org, a pharmacy price comparison site and app with the goal of helping patients find the lowest cost medications in their neighborhood.

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