Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Generic-Drug Prices Spike in Pharmaceutical Market Surprise - Businessweek

Generic-Drug Prices Spike in Pharmaceutical Market Surprise - Businessweek



More on rising generic drug prices.

Big surprise: as the more successful drug companies snap up the competition,  they're free to raise prices as high as the market can bear. And the consumer, who in most cases is living on an income that hasn't risen at all, or has in real terms actually decreased, has to make even more drastic choices.

Buy the medicine, or pay the rent. Buy the medicine or put food on the table.

Don't buy they medicine, and then end up in hospital.

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