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Frequently Asked Questions

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See the most frequently asked LIPITOR Savings Program questions below or download our more extensive FAQs PDFs.

Most frequently asked LIPITOR Savings Program questions

What is the LIPITOR Savings Card?

The LIPITOR Savings Card allows certain eligible patients to get a 30-day supply of LIPITOR for $30. Other patients may be eligible to pay as little as $4 a month, depending on their insurance. It may work if you have insurance, are on Medicare Part D, or have no insurance at all, and is valid for every prescription or refill through December 31, 2018.

How does the LIPITOR Savings Card work?

  1. Once the card is activated, present it to your pharmacist when you drop off your prescription or request a refill.
  2. During the payment process, the pharmacist will run your card, and your out-of-pocket cost will be either $30 or $4, depending upon your eligibility.
  3. Visit to see how much you may pay.

Who is eligible to use the LIPITOR Savings Card?

This offer is for non-Medicaid patients, aged 18 and older, living in the United States and Puerto Rico. This offer is not available to residents of Massachusetts, or to patients who have federal or state health insurance coverage, except for Medicare Part D. Medicare Part D patients may use the LIPITOR Savings Card, but cannot use their benefit in conjunction with the card.

What does the LIPITOR Savings Card cost?

It is free to sign up and requires no membership fees.

How much will I pay using the LIPITOR Savings Card?

  • Eligible insured patients whose plans cover LIPITOR up to a $130 out-of-pocket cost will pay $4 for a 30-day supply;
  • Eligible insured patients whose plans do not cover LIPITOR, or do not cover it over the $130 out-of-pocket cost, will pay $30 for a 30-day supply;
  • Eligible uninsured patients, as well as Medicare Part D patients, will pay $30 for a 30-day supply.

If you are not sure if your insurance company covers LIPITOR, you may contact them to find out how LIPITOR is covered under your specific plan.

How much will I pay for a 60/90-day prescription with the LIPITOR Savings Card?

Depending on your cost ($4 or $30 for a 30-day supply), you will pay amounts directly related to the prescription duration you are purchasing. Therefore, if your out-of-pocket cost is $4, you will pay $8 for a 60-day supply and $12 for a 90-day supply. If your out-of-pocket cost is $30, you will pay $60 for a 60-day supply and $90 for a 90-day supply of LIPITOR.

Where can I use my LIPITOR Savings Card?

You can use your card at any participating pharmacy. To find a pharmacy that has recently accepted a LIPITOR card, visit our Pharmacy Finder at

What happens if my local pharmacy does not have LIPITOR in stock?

If your local pharmacy does not carry LIPITOR, you may ask if it’s possible for them to order the brand for earliest possible pick-up. Make sure you leave enough time to fill your prescription so you don’t miss a dose and continue to take your medication as prescribed by your doctor.

Can I use the LIPITOR Savings Card on a previously filled prescription?

No, the LIPITOR Savings Card can only be used for new prescriptions that are filled after you have activated the card.

If I am eligible for the $30 co-pay and I am a Medicare Part D patient, can I use my insurance in combination with the LIPITOR Savings Card?

No. Medicare Part D patients may participate in the LIPITOR Savings Program, but cannot use any part of their Medicare Part D prescription benefit for LIPITOR during the term of this offer.

How does someone get a LIPITOR Savings Card?

It’s easy. To see if you are eligible, answer a few questions in the Get a Card section of or call our toll-free number, 1-877-375-6620.

Does the LIPITOR Savings Card work with mail order prescriptions?

Yes. We’ll reimburse you for the cost of your prescription over and above your eligible cost. Simply pay for your LIPITOR prescription and mail a copy of your original pharmacy receipt (cash register receipt NOT valid) with product name, date, and amount circled to:

LIPITOR Savings Program
2250 Perimeter Park Drive, Suite 300
Morrisville, NC 27560

Please be sure to include a copy of the front of your LIPITOR Savings Card, your name, and your mailing address. All rebate submissions will be processed within 10 to 14 business days of the date we receive your information.