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Robinj

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Another Big Pharma Assault!!!

Thirty-one Senators led by Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) are demanding answers from a leading pharmaceutical company about the dramatic price hike for a life-saving medication used to respond to opioid overdoses.

Recent reports unveiled that drug maker Kaléo Pharmaceuticals, which manufactures an easy-to-use injector device containing the overdose-reversing drug naloxone, raised its price from $690 in 2014, to $4,500 currently. While the Evzio device has the potential to help thousands of individuals survive drug overdoses, the Senators wrote that the inexplicable price hike “threatens to price-out families and communities that depend on naloxone to save lives.”

https://vtdigger.org/2017/02/08/leahy-senators-demand-answers-outrageous-price-hike-lifesaving-anti-opioid-drug/



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It's about time
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Ok sorry about that I read your post and was listening to the news and someone on the news was going off on the pharmaceutical companies and the cost of medicine being out of the reach of some people My bad
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This company is doing the exact same thing Mylan did with the Epipen. Nothing happened to Mylan because the CEO's father is in the US Senate. Sure these Senators are outraged and want answers, but nothing ever seems to help the people that need this drugs and can't afford them.
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