6 Pharmacies That Offer Free Antibiotics

According to a study by the Center for Disease Control, 4 out of 5 Americans are prescribed antibiotics every year. Getting sick is a pain, but here’s some news that will at least make your bank account feel a little better: there are several chain pharmacies across the country that offer free antibiotics to their customers. Keep in mind that you cannot get antibiotics without a valid prescription. For more information, check out this list below:

Publix Pharmacy

Publix Pharmacy offers up to a 14-day supply of the following generic, oral antibiotics for free:

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Giant Eagle

At Giant Eagle pharmacies, you have until February 28, 2014 to receive up to a 14-day supply of qualifying, generic antibiotics absolutely free. There is no limit to the number of prescriptions you can fill, and the program covers new prescriptions and refills. To take advantage of Giant Eagle’s Free Antibiotics program, you will need to present your Giant Eagle Advantage Card when filling your prescription. The Giant Eagle Advantage Card is free. To sign up for one, stop by the Customer Service desk at your neighborhood Giant Eagle store or call Giant Eagle Customer Care at 800-553-2324, Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–9 p.m. and Saturday–Sunday, 9 a.m.—6 p.m. You can also request a Giant Eagle Advantage Card when you register an account with

Get up to a 14-day supply of the following generic oral antibiotics free:

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Meijer Pharmacy

Meijer pharmacies offer several free antibiotics to its customers. The prescription must be picked up in person at the store. Also, the free antibiotics program is for a maximum 14-day supply at normal oral dosages and does not include extended release formulations. Qualifying, generic antibiotics include:

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Price Chopper Pharmacy

Price Chopper pharmacies offer free antibiotics for any of the qualifying medications listed below. There are no limits to the number of prescriptions, and refills are also accepted. However, not all dosage strengths and forms may be available in the free antibiotics program. Also, free antibiotics are not valid with Medicaid or Medicare prescriptions. Qualifying generic antibiotics include:

  • Amoxicillin
  • Amoxil
  • Cephalexin
  • Fluconazole
  • Penicillin
  • Sulfamethoxazole/Trimethoprim
  • Sulfamethoxazole/Trimethoprim DS

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Harris Teeter Pharmacy

At Harris Teeter pharmacies, if you do not have prescription coverage, you can sign up for the Harris Teeter’s Generic Prescription Savings Club. To enroll, sign up in person at a Harris Teeter pharmacy and pay an annual $4.95 fee. As a member of the Harris Teeter Generic Prescription Club, you can save on up to 300 generic prescription medications and also receive a free 14-day supply of the following generic antibiotics:

  • Amoxicillin 125/5ML
  • Amoxicillin 200/5ML
  • Amoxicilin 250/5ML
  • Amoxicillin 250MG Chewables
  • Amoxicillin 250MG
  • Amoxicillin 400/5ML
  • Amoxicillin 500MG
  • Amoxicillin 875MG
  • Ampicillin 250MG
  • Ampicillin 500MG
  • Cephalexin 125/5ML
  • Cephalexin 250/5ML
  • Cephalexin 250MG
  • Cephalexin 500MG
  • Ciprofloxacin 250MG
  • Ciprofloxacin 500MG
  • Ciprofloxacin 750MG
  • Penicillin VK 125/5ML
  • Penicillin VK 250/5ML
  • Penicillin VK 250MG
  • Penicillin VK 500MG

To find a Harris Teeter pharmacy near you, click here.

Schnucks Pharmacy

As part of its Free Prescription Drug Program for Generic Oral Antibiotics, Schnucks Pharmacy offers a free 21-day supply (as well as prescribed refills) of the following generic antibiotics:

  • Amoxicillin
  • Ampicillin
  • Ciprofloxacin
  • Penicillin
  • Trimeth/Sulfa

To find a Schnucks Pharmacy near you, click here.