(Closed) How much does your prescription pre-natal cost?

posted 9 years ago in Babies
  • poll: How much does your prescription pre-natal vitamin cost for a THIRTY (30) day supply?







    ABOVE $70

  • Post # 3
    6009 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: May 2009

    Mine are about $50/month, but I only pay $5 with my prescription plan.  Some prescriptions have coupons, though, so yuou might check the manufacturer’s website. 

    Post # 4
    801 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2008

    With my prescription plan I only pay $10 for the generic version but for the name brand version I pay $50.

    Post # 5
    6891 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    I pay $9.00 after my insurance pays for 30 day supply. 

    Post # 6
    84 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    I don’t have to pay anything for mine.

    Post # 8
    1940 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2009

    I still take mine and they are free. 🙂 Really though what’s the difference between your brand name and generic? Why does he want you to switch?

    Post # 9
    7581 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: December 2010

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    @HopingToBeaMama:  Same thing here. She wants me to take a specific name brand and it costs $48 per month. It’s ridiculous, but obviously it must be worth it.

    Post # 10
    1495 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: April 2014

    My OB was incredibly generous. Since her office was constantly getting samples, she supplied her patients with the sample boxes of vitamins. I seriously never once had to fill the prescription during my entire pregnancy!

    Post # 11
    3373 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    What’s the difference between normal prenatals and prescription prenatals?

    Post # 12
    1949 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2011

    I asked my doc for a prescription cause I thought they would be covered by my health care plan. turns out they aren’t – so it’s $35 for a 30 day supply.

    I got a 3 month supply of generic brand at costco for $9 🙂

    Post # 13
    1766 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: April 2011

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    @PinkMagnolia:  The prescription ones usually have 1,000 mcg of folic acid, while the OTC ones cannot have more than 800 mcg folic acid.

    Mine are $12 for a 3 month supply.

    Post # 14
    7774 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper

    $0. I have good insurance.

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