6 Assignment: Prescription Drug
Choose a prescription drug, that is used to treat a cardiovascular disorder, that has a generic available. Choose three different types of pharmacies. Examples:
Do not use any drugs on the pharmacyâ€s four dollar or other special price list. If the pharmacy has a â€œclub cardâ€ or other special way of getting lower cost, do not use this cost.
Compare the cash cost of the brand and the generic making sure that the dose (milligrams, micrograms, etc.) and number of pills are the same (e.g., Synthroid .05 milligrams and levothyroxine .05 milligrams, prescription for 30 pills).
Once you have chosen the medication and discussed the cost at your chosen pharmacies, now discuss the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of this medication and how it works in treating your selected disorder.
This paper should be no more than 3-5 pages long (excluding title and reference pages). APA 6th ed. is required. A minimum of 4 references excluding your text is required.
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