Your vet determines the price that VetCentric charges; I think that
VetCentric has a base price and the vet decides the mark-up which he
The 5mg Norvasc pill is usually the exact same price as the 2.5mg.
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Sent: Sunday, November 23, 2003 2:59 PM
Subject: [FH] re: cost of meds
> My cat's cardiologist auto enrolled me in a program I believe it was
> For my kitties pills it would have cost me $50 for the two month supply
($25 per antelolol and enalapril).
> I shopped around and found that www.Petcarerx.com charges per pill plus
normal shipping charges. So I ordered 3 months of one of the pills and 4 of
the other (my math was off or I'd have gotten four of each! doh!) and it
cost me $17.00 INCLUDING the $6 in postage. The meds were only $11.00!!!
That's a nice reduction in the price I'd say!! They also sent a free gift
(a package of tender cat treats).
> I was able to get a better deal by ordering a larger size of enalapril. I
ordered a 5mg pill (which thankfully my vet OK'd) instead of the 2.5 which
was suppose to be broken in two for his dose. I got the 5mg and break it in
4, for one quarter pill once a day. The difference in pill cost was
> Enalapril 2.5mg at 20 cents each
> Enalapril 5 mg at 25 cents each
> atenolol 25mg only .08 cents each!!
> So if you can do something like that also you will save a little bit of
> They were also very nice and helpful when I called to change the order I
had just put in over the internet! Great service!
> So check out Petcare RX!!
> PS I do not work for them =)
> Qwerty (enalapril 1.25 mg a day atenolol 6.25 mg twice a day).
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