US RESPIRATORY HEALTH COSTS RISING



Asthma, COPD, Chronic Bronchitis & lung disease drug prices lower from Canada


Nearly 37 million Americans suffer from respiratory illnesses says the American Lung Association. Cases of the most common respiratory diseases in America could be higher according to U.S. Health and Human Services data and are on the rise:

  • Asthma, 25 million +

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), 14.8 million

  • Chronic Bronchitis, 8.9 million +

  • Emphysema, 3.5 million +

  • Lung Cancer, 541,000

  • Approximately 12 million people have not yet been diagnosed

Ask any patient with a respiratory illness and they will tell you that the costs of their medications are far too high. Annual health care expenditures for asthma alone are estimated at $20.7 billion. Prices for prescription drugs in the U.S. continue to rise.


Respiratory Prescription Drugs Are Cheaper from Canada


Alan from New York tells CPPI, “My Symbicort inhaler for asthma costs $250 per month in the U.S. When I order the same inhaler through a Canadian pharmacy, it only costs $46. Both inhalers are made by Astra Zeneca.”


Rita from Florida says, “I have two lung conditions, one is COPD and the other Bronchiectasis. I am on numerous meds for my conditions. My Spiriva is between $350.00-550.00/monthly in the US. Ordering it from Canada costs $185.00 for 90 days supply. I am so thankful I found an online pharmacy in Canada, I couldn’t afford it otherwise.”


U.S. vs. Canada Top Respiratory Prescription Drug Prices:



How to Save on Rx Costs Safely


Purchasing prescription medications for importation from licensed and certified online Canadian pharmacies is safe and easy. Annually, Americans receive over 1 million prescriptions from online Canadian pharmacies. For decades, FDA guidance has helped people safely import medications. Online pharmacies recommended by CPPI like those certified by the Canadian International Pharmacy Association (CIPA) report a 100% perfect safety record while serving millions of American customers since 2002.


Price Comparison Methodology Notes:


This comparison reflects prices for top-selling brand-name medications using the most common strengths prescribed to patients. Prices recorded as of October 28, 2021. Pricing and discounts do fluctuate day by day. The recorded percentages reflect savings offered by certified online Canadian pharmacies over the lowest U.S. discount price, be those from Amazon Prime or a traditional U.S. pharmacy as reported by GoodRx. All prices are in U.S. dollars. This comparison reflects prices without insurance.


Canadian mail order prescription pricing was calculated using the average price of pharmacies certified by Canadian International Pharmacy Association (CIPA). Canadian product pricing is for Health Canada approved brand name products, dispensed by a pharmacy licensed in Canada. Over 60 websites have CIPA certification, prices vary. Certified online pharmacies do not sell controlled substances, narcotics, pseudoephedrine products, or highly temperature sensitive products including Botox, Insulin, Victoza, Saxenda.


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