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  • My Rite Aid Scenario this week: Playing The Drugstore Game to get what I need for free


    I need some hydrocortisone ointment or cream, but I’ve gotten so spoiled by The Drugstore Game that I hate to pay for this kind of thing anymore. Lucky for me, there are some great moneymaker deals at Rite Aid this week to help cover the cost of store brand hydrocortisone. (Deals have already started in SoCal; they start Sunday in most places.) Here’s my plan:

    1 Dulcolax $9.99
    1 Zegrid $10
    1 Rite Aid Hydrocortisone $5.99 (online price; should get 10% Wellness discount on RA items making it $5.31)

    – $5 off $25 purchase printable coupon (pdf)
    – $5/1 Dulcolax bBalance 14 dose from May All You
    – $4/1 Zegerid OTC (14ct or larger) from 6/20 SS
    – $3/1 Zegerid in-ad coupon (or $3/1 Video Values coupon – thanks, Maria!)
    – $6 in +UP rewards from last week

    Pay: $5.30 $2.30 + tax
    Receive: $9.99 SCR for Dulcolax + $7 +UP reward for Zegrid

    Not only is the cortisone free, but I’ll make $11.69 $14.69 before taxes.


    1. Maria Lopez says:

      Don't forget to use in ad coupon for Zegerid or the VideoValue coupon if you store allows the 3 coupons :))

    2. Chief Family Officer says:

      @Maria – Thanks for the reminder! I've updated the post.