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PYRIMETHAMINE is an anti-parasitic medicine. It is used to treat an infection of toxoplasmosis. Compare antifolate antimalarials.
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Prices for Two Specialty Cancer Medications Surge: GoodRx Monthly Report

Tori Marsh - June 08, 2018

As if charging people over $15,000 per month for two specialty medications wasn’t already enough, manufacturer Bayer increased their prices by 8% in May to over $18,000 per month, according to a GoodRx analysis.

The GoodRx Index also showed the following drug trends in May:

  • Brand-name diabetes medications keep getting more expensive.
  • Allergy season rages on.
  • Daraprim and Harvoni are among the current most expensive medications in the US.
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The 11 Most Expensive Drugs in the U.S.A.

Tori Marsh - May 10, 2018

Every month, it seems as if there is a new outrage over the ever-soaring cost of prescription drugs. But which drugs actually cost the most? Here are the 11 most expensive outpatient drugs, as of May 2018, based on list prices for a typical one-month prescription.

The 11 drugs on this list are all priced well over $25,000 for a monthly supply, and treat diseases rare diseases that afflict few people in the US. See More

Why Are Prescription Drugs More Expensive in the U.S. than in Other Countries?

Marie Beaugureau - December 19, 2017

In 2015, Americans spent $1,200 per capita on prescription medications, the highest rate in the world. In the U.S. a 30-day prescription to Xarelto (used to treat blood clots) costs $292, on average – where that same prescription costs just $126 in the UK, $102 in Switzerland, and just $48 in South Africa, according to a 2016 survey by the International Federation of Health Plans. A 28-day supply of Humira, used for Crohn’s disease and rheumatoid arthritis, costs a whopping $2,669 in the US – but just $822 in Switzerland and $1,362 in the UK. See More

What Do Drug Pricing Transparency Laws Mean for You?

Roni Shye - October 13, 2017

Drugs are expensive, and prices seem to only be increasing. You’ve probably heard of the conflict surrounding popular drugs like Epipen and Daraprim, who each saw large price hikes overnight.

These price increases, among others, have shed necessary light on price hiking and transparency, and have caused many states to take this matter into their own hands. At the moment, 23 states are stepping up their efforts on drug pricing by proposing bills that take on the rising cost of drug pricing. See More

What Is Proposition 61?

Roni Shye - October 25, 2016

The increased cost of prescription drugs has been all over the news—and a topic for debate in the 2016 elections.

Huge price hikes for medications like EpiPen, Thiola, and Daraprim, just to name a few, have left Americans frustrated and angry. Amid the controversy, some states (including California and Ohio) are trying to address drug pricing on the ballot this fall—a bold move that other states will likely follow. See More

2015 In Review: The Good(Rx) and Bad

Elizabeth Davis - December 29, 2015

2015 was another tough year for American’s health care budgets. Insurance premiums increased, coverage was dropped for a number of important drugs, and overall we’re spending more for our health care.

Don’t break out the antidepressants yet—it’s not all bad news. A number of important drugs went generic, which will generally mean huge savings and lower costs. Plus, a large number of drugs actually decreased in price. See More

Why Are So Many Drug Prices Increasing?

Roni Shye - September 30, 2015

If you’ve been following the news, huge price increases on necessary drugs like Daraprim and cycloserine may seem unusual—they both dropped in price again once people noticed and complained, right?

The unfortunate reality as that price increases happen in the pharmaceutical industry day-in and day-out. While the majority aren’t quite as dramatic as the Daraprim price hike, they happen more often than you might think. See More

6 Things You Need to Know About the Daraprim Price Hike

Roni Shye - September 24, 2015

Price increases on previously affordable medications is a familiar, though unwelcome, practice from the pharmaceutical industry. Recently though, aggressive price hikes have sparked outrage, even attracting the attention of presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.

So where exactly do things stand with Daraprim (pyrimethamine), Seromycin (cycloserine), and the others?

  1. Martin Shkreli, CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals, has made headlines this week with a huge price hike on Daraprim.
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