Smirking Drug Exec Martin Shkreli Appears Before Congress ‘Imbeciles’

Smirking Drug Exec Martin Shkreli Appears Before Congress ‘Imbeciles’

Ex-pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli, famous for jacking up the price on a critical, lifesaving drug by over 5,000 percent, appeared at a U.S. congressional hearing on Thursday. After smirking and brushing off questions, former drug exec Shkeli called the legislators in Congress who questioned him “imbeciles” on social media. Rep. Elijah Cummings, a Maryland Democrat, […]

$750 Pill to Get $1 Competition

$750 Pill to Get $1 Competition

Take that price gougers! Several drug companies have raised prices astronomically on old generic medications made by a single supplier, the most notorious example being the 5,000 percent increase one drug recently got. But, San Diego-based Imprimis Pharmaceuticals announced that Daraprim’s eye-popping $750 per pill price tag is getting $1 competition. Imprimis announced today that […]

5,000 Percent Increase in Drug Costs Raising Questions

5,000 Percent Increase in Drug Costs Raising Questions

Imagine paying $13.50 for a prescription one time and then $750 the next. That increase of over 5,000 percent is just what happened to people who are taking Daraprim, and astronomical increases in drug costs have been reported recently for other medications raising questions from insurance companies, doctors and, of course, patients who need the […]