Many combination medications for hypertension and diabetes exist and if you are on these medications individually you may be paying too much. You can use the combination medication and potentially reduce your out of pocket expenses by eliminating 1 or 2 copays per month.
Examples of combination medications for high blood pressure are:
Lotrel (benazepril/amlodipine) - if you are on an ACE inhibitor such as lisinopril, benazepril, or enalapril AND Norvasc (amlodipine) ask your doctor if switching to Lotrel may be right for you. It's available as a generic and may work equally as well as your current medications, but simply your regimen by reducing the number of pills you have to take daily and reducing the number of copays you may have to pay.
Blink health has decent pricing on Lotrel generic if you have a high deductible plan or are uninsured. You can get 30 capsules for $22-24 depending on the strength you are prescribed. Don't forget you can get $15 off your first fill with my exclusive offer with Blink Health. Discount is reflected in the cart.
Zestoretic (lisinopril/hydrochlorothiazide) - This is a great combination medication if you are on an ACE inhibitor and a diuretic such as HCTZ. This combination medication is SUPER CHEAP. You can get 90 tablets for $3-5 using Blink Health and my exclusive $15 off your first fill offer.
Exforge (amlodipine/valsartan) and Exforge HCT (amlodipine/valsartan/HCTZ) - Another great combination medication to help reduce costs. Valsartan is an ARB and is commonly used in place of an ACE inhibitor when someone experiences the dry cough side effect but can be used almost interchangeable in someone that hasn't experienced the cough. Exforge HCT is a triple combination that can SAVE BIG if you are on all three medications. These combinations are more expensive for uninsured customers or high deductible insured customers but the simplification of only having to take one tablet instead of 2 or 3 may be worth it to some. You can still save 83% via Blink Health on Exforge so check it out and see if it is cheaper than your insurance copay. Exforge HCT generic is still quite expensive and the best prices can be found using the Max SaveRx discount card.
There are countless other combination medications and I won't be able to write about all of them. Contact me for more info or to see if any of your medications have a combination product available