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Pharmacy...comparison shopping made easy

Post by BigBubba » September 10, 2015, 12:20 am

parrot wrote: Added bonus.....all the items are maintained in air conditioned surroundings.
And this has been one of my concerns in the past. It is more important for certain drugs than others. My pharmacist in America told me to discard nitro pills 6 months after opening the bottle and exposing to air and humidity, regardless of the expiration date. This is a medication that's only needed in an emergency, and you would certainly want it to be effective when needed. Almost all drugs have storage recommendations that are exceeded in a normal Thai summer day however, but when it comes to an extra pinch on the wallet many of us overlook this fact.
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Post by Thaipit » September 29, 2018, 7:51 am

Who can tell me where in Udon Thani I get Clopidogrel GPO and lorazepam and at what price?

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Post by FrazeeDK » September 29, 2018, 6:43 pm

wholesale drug store on ring road just before Global House. It has about everything. If you're buying controlled meds they'll want you to have your passport. If the Thai spouse is buying her ID card. It looks to be a hole in the wall but actually is two shophouses wide. Located here: https://www.google.com/maps/@17.4268225 ... 312!8i6656
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Post by Hoopoe » September 30, 2018, 2:53 am

Forte out on the west ring rd , is good ,(if your getting your meds from any of the private hospitals or even clinics ,i went in last week to check on all heart meds s against , Khon Kaen , Queen hospital, not much different, forte is 1,000bht more expensive over a 6 month period ,for 6 different medications ,,i would recommend themas i say IF your getting your meds from private hospitals or clinics , the staff speak English very well and are very polite and helpful

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Post by kopkei » September 30, 2018, 10:35 am

as mentioned in my former post here on this topic...
clopidogrel , or plavix 14 pill pack 1.300 baht, expensive , but thai generic apolet 30 pack ...600 baht
lorazepam -diazepam ...,all ending pam is normally valium and many shops are asking prescriptions ,
if you are using this for problems sleeping there is a cheap thai alternative (no prescription needed)called tripta (amitriptyline) in 10 and 25 mg , i take sometimes a half of 10mg and sleep well ...all this will be variable from person to person ..10mg will cost 0,20 baht /pill or 1 baht a pill if you buy them on a strip of 10 called polytanol...
medication not changed price much the last 3 years ,some things are even cheaper... ;)

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Post by 747man » September 30, 2018, 4:48 pm

Is Co-Codamol Available HERE ????

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Post by kopkei » October 1, 2018, 9:15 am

Co-Codamol = paracetemol + codeine ,
codeine = controlled substance in los and you will probably get with a prescription ?... ;)

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Post by 747man » October 1, 2018, 11:39 am

kopkei wrote:
October 1, 2018, 9:15 am
Co-Codamol = paracetemol + codeine ,
codeine = controlled substance in los and you will probably get with a prescription ?... ;)
Thank You...

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Post by parrot » October 5, 2018, 3:23 pm

The pharmacy next to Global that FrazeeDK recommended.....next to Global on the ring road.....is over 100 baht cheaper for 30 tabs of 10mg atorvastatin. Forte charged 645......but the one next to Global 520. A significant difference!

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Post by semperfiguy » October 5, 2018, 5:17 pm

parrot wrote:
October 5, 2018, 3:23 pm
The pharmacy next to Global that FrazeeDK recommended.....next to Global on the ring road.....is over 100 baht cheaper for 30 tabs of 10mg atorvastatin. Forte charged 645......but the one next to Global 520. A significant difference!
The Military Hospital charges only 15 baht for a 40 mg atorvastatin tab which you can cut 4 ways and they'll even give you a free pill cutter. Can't beat that price anywhere in Udon.
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Post by kopkei » October 5, 2018, 5:43 pm

semper , this will probably be atorsan from GPO brand ?, they are priced 1.500/box100/40mg
atorvastatin from SANDOZ will also be around that price ...
i have switched my lipitor (atorvastatin) 40mg 4 years ago by bestatin (simvastatin) 40mg/box 100/ 300 baht...
working fine with me .... ;)

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Post by Marcosteffano » November 22, 2018, 5:21 pm

I tried forte for pradaxa (a type of warfarin) no use didn't call me back after saying would order for me.can see why they may of shut down.

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