MORE expensive medicines increase searches at Popular Pharmacy; see how to benefit


O price of continuous use medicines they are getting more expensive in pharmacies. The annual adjustment that was already foreseen was established by the Medicines Market Regulation Chamber (Cmed), linked to the federal government. Through this addition the medicines became 4.5% more expensive.

MORE expensive medicines increase searches at Popular Pharmacy; see how to benefit (Photo: Jeane de Oliveira / FDR)

Around ten thousand drug presentations received the adjustment of 4.5% in its value since last Sunday (31/3). Anyone who needs to buy medication for continuous use, the type of medication that needs to be taken every day and without stopping, will feel a greater burden on their pockets. An escape valve, however, is count on Popular Pharmacy.

How to save on purchasing medicines?

According to experts, the surest way to save is doing price research. A survey carried out by CliqueFarma showed variation of up to 87.62% in prices of Losartan-based medicines (indicated for high blood pressure), carried out by two pharmacies.

For pay less for medicine is important:

  • Search for prices in different pharmacy chains;
  • Look for generics, where the composition is the same;
  • Use discount programs offered in partnership with agreements, private companies and even banks;
  • Take advantage of the Farmácia Popular program.

How does Farmácia Popular work?

O Popular Pharmacy program is a federal government initiative, in which accredited drugstores offer medications for continuous use with discount or completely free. Anyone can take advantage of this benefit, just present a medical prescription and a photo ID.

Who receives Bolsa Família You have the right to access even more medicines free of charge. I explain what these medications are in this matter.

Free medicines and supplies from Farmácia Popular:

  • ipratropium bromide 0.02mg;
  • ipratropium bromide 0.25mg;
  • beclomethasone dipropionate 200mcg;
  • beclomethasone dipropionate 250mcg;
  • beclomethasone dipropionate 50mcg;
  • salbutamol sulfate 100mcg;
  • salbutamol sulfate 5mg;
  • metformin hydrochloride 500mg;
  • metformin hydrochloride 500mg – prolonged action;
  • metformin hydrochloride 850mg;
  • glibenclamide 5mg;
  • regular human insulin 100iu/ml;
  • human insulin 100iu/ml;
  • atenolol 25mg;
  • amlodipine besylate 5mg;
  • captopril 25mg;
  • propranolol hydrochloride 40mg;
  • hydrochlorothiazide 25mg;
  • losartan potassium 50mg;
  • enalapril maleate 10mg;
  • spironolactone 25mg;
  • furosemide 40mg;
  • metoprolol succinate 25mg;
  • medroxyprogesterone acetate 150mg;
  • ethinylestradiol 0.03mg + levonorgestrel 0.15mg;
  • norethisterone 0.35mg;
  • estradiol valerate 5mg + norethisterone enanthate 50mg;
  • sodium alendronate 70mg.

Medicines and supplies from Popular Pharmacy with discount

  • simvastatin 10mg;
  • simvastatin 20mg;
  • simvastatin 40mg;
  • carbidopa 25mg + levodopa 250mg;
  • benserazide hydrochloride 25mg + levodopa 100mg;
  • timolol maleate 2.5mg;
  • timolol maleate 5mg;
  • geriatric diaper;
  • budesonide 32mcg;
  • budesonide 50mcg;
  • beclomethasone dipropionate 50mcg/dose;
  • dapagliflozin 10mg.
3ec0fe8a63.jpgMORE-expensive-medicines-increase-searchLila Cunha

The author is a journalist and has been working in the profession since 2013. Passionate about the area of ​​communication and the audiovisual universe. Her social networks are: @liilacunhaa, email: [email protected]

The article is in Portuguese

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