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Good morning, everyone, and welcome to another working week. We hope the weekend respite was relaxing and invigorating, because that familiar routine of deadlines, meetings, and whatnot has returned. Although the pending holidays suggest this will be a slow week, our experience suggests otherwise. After all, the world is still spinning, yes? So time to brace yourselves with a cup or three of stimulation. Cinnamon Dolce is our choice today. Meanwhile, here are your tidbits. Lots of news about pricing, by the way. Have a smashing day and do keep in touch …

Impax Laboratories earlier this year began selling a drug for treating pinworm at an average wholesale price of $442 per pill, which means the usual two-pill treatment costs $884, the Financial Times reports. The drug was available as a cheaper generic version priced at around $1.60 per pill until 2011, when another company stopped production. Impax reintroduced a version of the pill, called Emverm, in April and is the only US provider. Meanwhile, it costs about $8.65 for a two-pack at the Boots pharmacy chain in the UK.

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