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Next time you need to have your drug prescription re-filled you may be surprised at what are the actual costs involved.  In order to have a drug prescription re-filled you need to make an appointment with your doctor.  A doctor’s visit usually has a co-pay of at least $10 or more.  To actually go to your doctor’s appointment you will need to take time off work, so count on at least 2 hours (including travel time to and from the doctor’s office) and hope that your doctor is on schedule that day and not running late.  So you now have your prescription in hand and your headed to the pharmacy.  There you will have another cost, a co-pay of at least $10, to fill the prescription.

If we really want to get picky on calculating the cost of your prescription, don’t forget to add in the cost of getting to and from and to and from the pharmacy.  Whether you drive or take public transportation there is also this added cost to

calculating how much your prescription is going to cost you.

So, the next time you need to re-fill your prescription keep in mind what costs are actually involved.  You may be surprised!