I presume you need to get a prescription from a Dr. and buy the generic brand for Lipitor for $369.00 pesos at the local Walmart.Will I be able to get my Lipitor & Plavix in Chapala area?
It looks like Plavix generic will cost close to $1000.00 pesos in Mexico at a "farmacia" without a discount when I did a quick Google Mx. search. How much does it cost in the US with no medical plan I wonder?There's not many pharmaceuticals which we use in the USA/Canada which are unavailable in Mexico. The First-Class pharmacies carry more of the most expensive. Given their popularity, I doubt you'll have difficulty locating what you want/need, especially in a community where many expats live who are in the age bracket which has many users of those medications. I didn't take/purchase the medications when I lived in Mexico, though. And with Guadalajara so close, there will be ample supply there if for some unexplained reason the medications aren't easily found in the Lake Chapala communities. I suspect some of the GDL/Chapala people who frequent this forum will have a definate answer as to where and what the prices are likely to be. And you can ask at any pharmacy, not just at Wal-Mart. While Pfizer may have owned the patent on Lipitor, now that it's become a generic medication the company still markets it at the lower price. Plavix is likely to be expensive to buy in Mexico. I'll be interested in learning what it costs. I was on Plavix for 2.5 years following the insertion of a couple of stents in my heart, but I've been off that for more than 6 or 8 months now. Best of luck.