On May 30, President Trump promised that “some” of the big drug makers would announce “voluntary, massive drops in prices” in two weeks.
But not everyone in the pharmaceutical industry got the memo.
Since last Friday, two large purveyors — Pfizer (PFE) and Teva Pharmaceuticals (TEVA) — both took hefty price hikes on numerous medicines, as did several other companies.
And the patient is the one caught in the middle
Oh, so true! A co-worker just got a medication for her psoriasis, it came in the form of injections and it was 2 syringes, to the tune of 33,000! Thank goodness she has excellent insurance and paid 35.00.
Oddly, the Pfizer produced generic for Viagra is not mentioned – that might have a cost impact.
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