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Dear Vioxx ® patient,

As you may be aware, Vioxx® has been voluntarily withdrawn from the market by Merck & Co. Please check the following link for more information:

http://www.fda.gov/bbs/topics/news/2004/NEW01122.html

How To Refund Your Unused Vioxx Pills

Merck will reimburse patients for unused Vioxx. Patients seeking a refund should return any unused Vioxx tablets and oral suspension via regular U.S. mail to the following address:

  NNC Group
  Merck Returns
  2670 Executive Drive
  Indianapolis, IN 46241
  1-800-805-9542

Patients must include the following information when returning any unused Vioxx tablets and oral suspension:

  1. Name, Address, and Phone number
  2. Unused product in its original pharmacy packaging
  3. Pharmacy receipt corresponding to returned product

Patients will receive a full refund of the price paid as reflected on their pharmacy receipt, plus the cost of shipping via regular U.S. mail.

Alternatives To Vioxx

Fortunately, there is a large selection of anti-inflammatory medications like Vioxx®. Medications used to treat inflammation include Mobic®, Bextra®, and Celebrex® among others. For your convenience, we have listed the prices of the generic equivalent to Mobic®. Any change in your anti-inflammatory medication must be initiated by your physician. We strongly recommend that our Vioxx® patients visit their physician to discuss therapeutic options.

Generic equivalent to Mobic®:

Drug Strength Quantity Price in US
Meloxicam 7.5 mg 30 $25.00
Meloxicam 7.5 mg 100 $76.00
Meloxicam 15 mg 30 $28.00
Meloxicam 15 mg 100 $84.00

Any change in your current therapy must be initiated by your physician. In light of this voluntary recall, we strongly recommend that you speak to your doctor about therapy options that are available for you.

Sincerely,
SeniorMedications.com

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