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Free OTC Drug List

AHP offers coverage for certain over-the-counter medications for FREE! The following over-the counter medications are available under this benefit:

  • Flonase OTC (New! Effective as of 1-1-2016)
  • Zantac 75, Ranitidine – Tab 75mg
  • Tagamet HB, Cimetidine – Tab 200mg
  • Axid AR – Tab 75mg
  • Pepcid AC, Famotidine – Tab 10mg & 20mg
  • Prilosec OTC (14, 28, 42 day supply) – Tab 20mg
  • Nexium OTC 24 hr – Cap 20mg
  • Prevacid, Lansoprazole – Cap 15mg
  • Claritin, Loratadine - Tab 10mg
  • Claritin-D, Loratadine-D. – Tab 5-120mg & 10-240mg
  • Alavert – Tab 10mg
  • Zyrtec-D, Certirizine-D (added 1/30/2008) – Tab 5-120mg
  • Allegra, Fexofenadine – Tab 30mg, 60mg, 180mg
  • Allegra-D, Fexofenadine-D – Tab 180-240mg & 60-120mg
  • Zegerid OTC, Omepra/Bicar – Cap 20-1100mg
  • Zyrtec, Cetirizine – Tab and Chew Tab 5mg & 10mg

In addition, Advantage Health Plans Trust, in consultation with pharmacy benefit management, may add other medications previously available only with a prescription which become available as an over-the-counter medication.

Remember, OTC medications do not legally require a prescription, but to have OTC medications covered under your prescription drug benefit plan, you must obtain a written prescription from your doctor and present it to a pharmacist to be filled.

This document will tell you how to go about getting a prescription filled for these OTC medications with your prescription drug card.

How do I get an OTC medication filled with my prescription drug card?

  1. Tell your doctor that your prescription drug plan covers the OTC medications listed above.
  2. Obtain a written prescription from your doctor for the OTC medications above.
  3. Take the OTC prescription to a pharmacy to have it filled.
  4. Tell the pharmacist that your prescription drug plan does offer coverage for OTC medications on the list above.