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Drug Prices in US Are Now 256% Higher Than Other Countries

The Biden Administration has been in office for less than a month and already has helped Big Pharma increase their prices to American consumers.

Drug prices in the U.S. are about 256 percent higher than those in other countries as of February 10, 2021.

Below is a list of the 20 most expensive prescription drugs in the U.S., based on the official price their manufacture assigned to them, as compiled by prescription discount company GoodRx. This list excludes medications that must be administered by a healthcare practitioner.

  1. Zokinvy (Eiger BioPharmaceuticals): $86,040
  2. Myalept (Aegerion Pharmaceuticals): $74,159
  3. Mavenclad (EMD Serono): $60,371
  4. Ravicti (Horizon Therapeutics): $57,998
  5. Actimmune (Horizon Therapeutics): $55,310
  6. Oxervate (Dompé): $48,498
  7. Takhzyro (Takeda): $46,828
  8. Juxtapid (Aegerion Pharmaceuticals): $46,502
  9. Cinryze (Takeda): $45,465
  10. Chenodal (Travere Therapeutics): $42,570
  11. Gattex (Takeda): $41,664
  12. H.P. Acthar (Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals): $39,864
  13. Orladeyo (BioCryst Pharmaceuticals): $37,308
  14. Tegsedi (Akcea Therapeutics): $35,638
  15. Ayvakit (Blueprint Medicines): $33,568
  16. Vitrakvi (Bayer Pharmaceuticals): $32,800
  17. Qinlock (Decipera Pharmaceuticals): $32,000
  18. Korlym (Corcept Therapeutics): $31,440
  19. Cerdelga (Genzyme): $28,599
  20. Idhifa (Celgene): $28,246

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