Greensboro, NC -- When you hear coupon, you think automatic savings. But that might not be the case when it comes to prescriptions.
Consumer Reports says manufacturer coupons might steer you to drugs that aren't the best choice, or you don't need. They also say while the low costs might capture your interest, the prices will go back up once the program ends. And when that happens, you're on your own.
Consumer Reports: Don't Get Hooked On Coupons
And even if you have a coupon, the generic might still be cheaper. So it pays to do the math.