Gilead Warned by Democrats Over "Quad" Pricing
August 17, 2012
Fourteen Democratic members of Congress have written Gilead Sciences to ask that the company reasonably price its yet-to-be-approved AIDS drug "Quad". The once-a-day first-line AIDS treatment, which contains four medications, was recommended for approval by a Food and Drug Administration advisory panel. The congressional representatives fear that Gilead may charge as much as $34,000 per patient per year for Quad, which could further strain state AIDS funding programs.
08.15.2012; Pharma & Healthcare blog
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