EpiPen's steady price increases masked until deductibles rose

August 23, 2016 6:15 PM

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EpiPen's steady price increases masked until deductibles rose

The maker of the life-saving allergy shot EpiPen is the new poster child for exorbitant drug price increases, as high-profile members of Congress, doctors and consumers lash out over huge price increases since 2009.

Mylan’s EpiPens are used to quickly treat the severe allergic reaction known as anaphylaxis, which can include swelling of the tongue or throat, shortness of breath and a rash.

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