April 24, 2015
As many of you well know, the prices of some generic medications have been increasing at an alarming rate. Since many Americans rely on the affordability of generics, we have been very concerned by this trend. We’re pleased to report that the federal government will be investigating this matter. You might recall that … Continue to Article-->
April 15, 2015
LA Times By Stuart Pfeifer Driven by innovative but pricey new drugs for hepatitis C, U.S. spending on prescription drugs jumped 13% last year to a record $374 billion, according to an industry report. The new hepatitis C drugs accounted for more than $11 billion of the spending, according to a report by IMS … Continue to Article-->
April 8, 2015
Imagine spending $30,000 in one year on prescription drugs. That was the reality of RxRights member Joyce Gulseth and her late husband Don. Joyce cared for Don while he suffered through three organ transplants related to diabetes complications. At one point, Don was taking 64 pills each day. The cost of his medications, … Continue to Article-->
March 31, 2015
An opinion piece on The Hill’s Congress Blog caught our attention last week. “Drug importation is a dangerous idea that won’t die” made a number of claims and misstatements that we felt warranted a response—so we submitted one by way of a DISQUS comment on the original piece. Well, it’s four days later and … Continue to Article-->
March 26, 2015
FOX 31 - Denver By Rob Low The cost of gas may be falling but the cost of prescription drugs continues to skyrocket. The solution for many Americans like Pat Castronova, lies just north of the border in Canada. “I just don’t like being taken advantage of,” said the Denver retiree. Castronova considers herself … Continue to Article-->
Consumers should follow some basic best practices for choosing safe and legitimate online pharmacies from which to order prescription drugs.
If you are like millions of Americans, you (or someone you know) struggle to pay for needed medications. Every day, we hear from people who ...