DENVER -- The cost of gas may be falling but the cost of prescription drugs continues to skyrocket. The solution for many Americans like Pat Castronova, lies just north of the border in Canada. “I just don’t like being taken advantage of,” said the Denver retiree. Castronova considers herself a savvy consumer who buys premarin, an estrogen replacement drug, from the website “” She said the drug is a lot cheaper in Canada than in America. "Canada is with the shipping about $160, whereas here (U. In fact, without insurance the cost is even higher, even if a shopper uses coupons. According to the website “Goodrx.com” a 336 tablet supply of Premarin is more than $1,200 at most Denver area drugs stores, including Walmart, King Soopers, Kmart, Safeway, Rite-Aid and Walgreens. “People are always looking to save money,” said Peter Rice, a professor at the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy. OTTAWA, June 29 -- Canada will take steps to restrict the flow of cheaper prescription drugs to American consumers, the health minister announced Wednesday, countering a move in the U. Two hundred eighty million people can't expect us to supply drugs to them," Health Minister Ujjal Dosanjh said at a news conference here. "Canada cannot be the drugstore for the United States of America. Dosanjh said he was preparing legislation that would "make sure that bulk exports are not undertaken" to the United States. The measure would stop the plans of a variety of U. municipalities and states to reduce drug costs by tapping the Canadian market. Those plans are awaiting the approval of legislation in Congress. The minister also said he was drafting regulations aimed at controlling individual purchases of Canadian prescription drugs over the Internet, as made by about 2 million Americans last year. He said Canada would toughen its rules to require "an established doctor/patient relationship for any cross-border drug sales." Currently, patients who receive a prescription from a U. doctor can have it filled over the Internet, with the prescription endorsed by a Canadian doctor and the drugs mailed from Canada directly to the patient.
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