NCPA - National Center for Policy Analysis

How a Simple Little Pill Ended Up Costing 99 Percent More Than Its Ingredients

November 9, 2015

Pharmaceutical companies are repackaging cheap and readily available ingredients into combination drugs, and charging 99% more than they're worth. The available ingredients are often available over the counter at a fraction of the cost, and could save consumers thousands of dollars, says NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick.


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