It is well documented that the cost of prescription medication is very high in America, higher than any other region in the world. for example, Gilead's Solvadi cost $81 000 to treat Hepatitis C. As a result, patients try to do all they can to minimize the cost of medication. One of the way that patients reduce medication cost is through discounts.
Roche’s Gazyva fell short in a late-stage lymphoma trial, jeopardizing the company’s expansion plans for the Rituxan follow-up. The newer med failed to best gold-standard Rituxan in previously untreated patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, according to topline results from a new trial.
India's drug export industry players such as Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Dr. Reddy's Laboratories ($DRREDDY) and Glenmark Pharmaceuticals among others took an estimated combined hit of as much as INR5 billion ($75 million) from the sharp fall in the British pound after a U.K. referendum told the country to leave the European Union--in what has become known as "Brexit."