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An EpiPen Rival Is About to Return to the Shelves - NYTimes.com

With the severely drastic increase in the price of the Epipen, this is huge for people with allergies and parents of children with allergies. At one point I had read that Epipen was being sold for around $600 per device. 54 more words


EpiPen Competitor Auvi-Q Relaunching Next Year

Almost exactly a year after pharmaceutical maker Sanofi recalled nearly 500,000 epinephrine injectors after finding they might not provide the correct dosage to patients, the product is gearing up for a comeback, potentially creating a less expensive competitor to the… 327 more words

Pharma Medicine

So What Happened with Mylan and EpiPen Price Hikes?

By now you’ve heard about or even contributed to the media uproar over Mylan’s price hike on the EpiPen of over 600 percent. You also probably heard about Mylan’s attempts to get back in the public’s good graces, like selling a “generic” (identical) version for half the price (still about $300), or like offering aid for uninsured or under-insured patients (but only up to $300). 613 more words

Food Allergies In The News

Sen. Elizabeth Warren: $465M Mylan EpiPen Settlement Is "Shamefully Weak... Shockingly Soft"

Earlier this month, drugmaker Mylan disclosed a $465 million settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice over allegations that the company had defrauded the Medicaid system by… 626 more words

Government Policy

Pharmaceutical Survey

I’m a sophomore college student conducting research on prescription drug prices for a research paper.
Please take my 10 question survey to help me with my research. 12 more words

Chapter 3: Can executives change the 'shareholder value' machine?

So Chapter 1 explained Henry Ford’s philosophy, only for Chapter 2 to give modern ‘large corporations’ (including their executives and short-term shareholders) a bit of a slap around. 2,042 more words

Brain Farts

The War on (Pharmaceutical) Drugs

Recently, there have been issues with companies who have a monopoly in portions of the medical market skyrocketing their prices, making them unattainable to the people that need the medicine the most. 310 more words