Big Pharma’s Favorite Prescription: Higher Prices

Did you know that certain prescription drugs have increased in cost at rates up to nearly 850% since 2007 versus an increase in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) of 12% during that period? Examples include Avonex (+147%), Gleevec (+158%), Viagra (+159%), EpiPen (+222%), Humulin R U-500 (+354%) and Xyrem (+841%). There are 15 cancer drugs introduced in the past 15 years that cost patients more than $10,000 per month.Read More