Finding Pharmacy Coupons

by Calyn Ehid

No one enjoys paying for medical needs such as, medication, first aid, ointments, braces for joints, and the list seems to go on forever. This is especially difficult for people who need these pharmaceutical items on a regular basis. It may be difficult to earn enough money to pay a mortgage or rent, utilities, commuting costs, only to have these medical expenses add to continual outgoing expenses. However, for those who are looking to save money on pharmacy items there are many tips that may help you find a better deal.

Finding Pharmacy Coupons

Buying Items in Large Quantities

For those of you looking to save money on pharmacy items that they purchase on a regular basis you may want to check out buying items in bulk. Often times if you buy the biggest size of an item it will often cost you less per item or amount depending on what you get. For example, if you have sore joints and often use Tiger Balm or Bengay to soothe those aches and pains, buying the largest jar will usually be much more affordable.

If you want extra savings many pharmacies including CVS will have promotions where if you buy a certain quantity they will give you another of the same item for a discounted price of free. You may see a “Buy 2, Get One Free” deal and they are often only advertising the bargain for a short period of time.

Coupon Booklets

If you have the spare time to check a pharmacies weekly ads you may want to pick up a pamphlet or subscribe to the mailed booklets. There will often be coupons to promote specific items that you may be interested in! These coupon books will often include items that are on sale or new so be sure to check and see if they reduced the price on the medical items you use frequently.

Online Coupons

Another even better way of obtaining Pharmacy coupons is by using the internet. There are countless ads for pharmacies trying to sell you the items that you need. Go to your favorite or local pharmacy website and see if they have a coupon section. More than likely there is a whole are of the site dedicated to any vouchers available.

Ask the Pharmacist

Many people do not think to ask the pharmacist for any coupons, but they work with all of these items day in and day out. They often know where you can find a coupon voucher. They may not know every item, but it is possible they know of a similar product that will help you save some money.


Many companies will send out one of their vendors to a store to help promote an item. It may be that the item is new, on sale, or a new formula is being used. The vendors will usually have samples out depending on whatever it is they are promoting. You may also find they are handing out coupons! Sometimes vendors will also come in and hand the pharmacist some discount codes to pass out to customers. The customer can then use them when they check out at the register.

Make sure to keep an eye out and do not be afraid to ask someone if there are any discounts or coupons for the items you use on a regular basis.