Just a note to say those following the EpiPen discussions/debates might find the article “Reverse Voxsplaining: Drugs vs. Chairs” of interest. Author Scott Alexander makes some comparisons between the pricing … Continue reading More on EpiPens
Category: Big Pharma
On Big Pharma, price gouging, and immorality
I know all about pharmaceutical pricing. I know big pharmaceutical companies can charge a fortune for a new drug. They attribute it to R&D (research & development) costs of bringing … Continue reading On Big Pharma, price gouging, and immorality
Iodine: Just what the doctor ordered?
Iodine, a new online database of both prescription and non-prescription drug information, launched today. Users can look up a drug and read about its efficacy, side effects, warnings, and costs. Also included … Continue reading Iodine: Just what the doctor ordered?
Intermezzo, another ‘new’ drug that isn’t
I just saw a commercial for a “new” prescription drug. Only it isn’t. Not really. Intermezzo is “for the treatment of insomnia when a middle-of-the-night awakening is followed by difficulty … Continue reading Intermezzo, another ‘new’ drug that isn’t