Post # 1
I’m on a super low hormonal birth control (loestrin 24) and it’s just killing my wallet. My doctor gave me a coupon saying it should be no more than $24 but the company has since changed the program and only gives $24 off, leaving me with a $46 dollar bill every month, when it used to be $15. I really don’t want to switch birth controls because I was on a different one in the past that made my boobs grow but I was told there is no generic version of this birth control. Is there anything that I can ask my doctor about that is less expensive?
Post # 3
I think Kariva is the generic for Loestrin. That’s what I used to take. Loestrin is a name brand so just ask you dr what the generic is for sure.
Post # 4
I take lo ovral. Its a low hormonal birth control. maybe you should look into that….its like $30 a month.
Post # 5
@Pupperoni: I am also on loestrin24. Its originally around like $70/75?! With my insurance it takes it down to $46 and then with the coupon it takes it down to $24. Is your insurance not covering anything?!
Post # 6
My insurance isn’t covering any of it! When I first asked my doctor, she said there was no generic form of it and gave me the coupon which was fine because it made it cost $24. Now they only give $24 off of the original $70.
Post # 7
I am on Loestrin FE, and buy the generic version which is called Gildess. I only pay 4.95, but I have insurance. Just ask your doctor for another low hormone pill that has a generic version. I was previously on Yaz, and Ortho tri cyclen lo. they both have generic versions.
Post # 8
I can totally empthize with you. I take FemCon Fe, it’s the chewable bill and it was $50 a pack and I switched to getting a 3 month supply at $110 a month. Aweful either way…. well, 3 weeks ago, I went to get my refill and low and behold, they finally had a generic form for $20 for 3 months!!! I was so happy, I nearly hugged the pharmacist. I have CVS’s Caremark as my perscription coverage. I don’t know if it’s considered a low-dose pill, but it’s worth it, if you can find the generic or a similar, cheaper one. Good luck! Good BC is hard to find 🙂