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Vouchers for free Pilosec samples are offered directly from the manufacturer. These samples are only for the over-the-counter version of Prilosec, and qualified consumers can print them from the main Prilosec OTC website. Pharmacies like Walgreens and CVS may also offer samples or coupons from time to time.
Samples for prescription Prilosec may be offered through patients' doctors. There are also patient assistance programs they offer discounts on the prescription version.
Prilosec is a heartburn and GERD medication that contains omeprazole. It is considered a long-term treatment, and reduces acid in the stomach. Both the prescription and the OTC version have the same active ingredient.
|Offered by||Proctor and Gamble for over-the-counter and AstraZeneca for prescription Prilosec|
|Types of free offers||Samples, coupons, patient assistance programs, etc.|
|Where to Find Free Offers||Official Prilosec website, doctors, pharmacies, weekly ad inserts, etc.|
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Prilosec Samples, Patient Assistance Programs, Coupons and Free Offers
- Prilosec has an offer for a free trial of their OTC product. The free sample is distributed through P&G Everyday Solutions, and consumers are required to sign up for this program in order to get the free Prilosec. P&G Everyday Solutions also offers samples and coupons for a wide assortment of Proctor and Gamble products. The program also has a monthly newsletter.
- Proctor and Gamble also has a coupon good for $1 off of a single Prilosec package in the free P&GbrandSAVER. This coupon book has deals for many P&G goods, and is inside certain local newspapers. P&GbrandSAVER also offers deals through Internet retailers like Amazon.
- Patient assistance programs from Rx Outreach Medications and Xubex Pharmaceuticals offer reduced-priced prescription Prilosec. Rx Outreach Medications has income caps, whilc Xubex does not. Both programs will accept patients with insurance as well as those without it.
Prilosec was approved by the FDA in 1988, and is used primarily in the treatment of heartburn. It is available as both a prescription and an OTC medication. The main difference in the two is that presciption Prilosec is also used to treat esophagitis, GERD, and ulcers. Prilosec is a proton pump inhibitor.
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