Express Scripts offers $1 alternative to $750 Daraprim pill

December 1, 2015 4:10 PM

26 0

Express Scripts offers $1 alternative to $750 Daraprim pill

The nation's biggest pharmacy benefits manager is muscling back into the debate over soaring drug costs by promoting a less-expensive alternative to a life-saving medicine with a list price of $750 per pill.

Express Scripts Holding Co. said Tuesday that it will make a treatment for the rare infection toxoplasmosis that costs $1 per pill available on its biggest formulary, or list of covered drugs.

Also read: Synergy Pharma's irritable bowel drug succeeds in key study

Read more

To category page

Loading...