New generic drugs
Available at Walmart Pharmacy.
It's a big year for generic drugs.
Is your medication one of them?
Look for updates in our weekly ads.
Dates Available

Generic Substitute for Date
Clopidogrel Plavix® Now
Rizatriptan Maxalt® Now
Zoledronic Acid Zometa® 4/2013
Rabeprazole AcipHex® 4/2013
Zolmitriptan Zomig® 5/2013
Filgrastim Neupogen® 6/2013
Alendronate Cholecalciferol Fosamax
Plus D®
6/2013
Valganciclovir Valcyte® 9/2013
Duloxetine Cymbalta® 12/2013

By prescription only.
Release dates subject to change.

Generic Drug Facts
  • Generic drugs are identical (or within an acceptable range) to their brand-name counterparts.
  • Generic drugs are still subject to the government regulations of the countries where they're distributed.
  • Generic drugs are usually less costly to make. So they're sold for much less than brand-name drugs, which saves you money.
  • What’s Next?
    If your prescription is not on the list‚ call your prescriber and see if a generic alternative is right for you.


    Save on New Generic Drugs at Walmart

    It's a big year for generic drugs and your medication may be one of them. Generic Plavix is here, so you can switch to clopidogrel and save. Five more generic drugs recently became available, including escitalopram, quetiapine fumurate, ziprasidone, irbesartan, and modafinil. Within the next several months, we also expect montelukast, pioglitazone, valsartan, tolterodine, a lidocaine patch, and rizatriptan to become available at Walmart pharmacies. You can look for updates in our weekly ads for these new generic drugs, which are only available by prescription.

    You may already know that generic drugs are identical (or within an acceptable range) to their brand-name counterparts. These prescription generic drugs are usually less costly to make, so they can be sold for considerably less than their brand-name counterparts, which saves you money at your Walmart pharmacy. Of course, generic drugs are still subject to government regulation in countries where they are sold. You can check with your prescriber to find out if a generic alternative is right for you.

    Save even more time and money with additional pharmacy services and savings programs at Walmart pharmacies and online. Walmart also offers insurance plans and programs to help you save on prescriptions, premiums and other health care costs. See our health insurance and benefits section for details. Our online Walmart pharmacy makes it easy for you to find wellness products when you shop medicine and supplies.

    So look for new generic drugs and take care of all your pharmacy needs at Walmart to save money and live better.