Illinois Med Director on Gilead Hep C Pill: “We Want to be Compassionate”
The $84,000 per ... of cost when they’re sick. Life is much more precious than that. On the other hand, if we decide that the cost doesn’t matter because someone else is paying for it, then we’ve become irresponsible and irrational. You can do ...
Oxy Express: The changing front lines of the prescription pill epidemic
Florida is known as one of the starting points for much of the prescription drug trade in the United States. But, there's part of the "Oxy Express ... with more than 1,500 oxycodone pills earlier this year. It estimates the street value to be $38,000.
Pain pill addiction drives Lowcountry pharmacy robberies, burglaries
A single oxycodone pill could sell for up to $80 on the street, Nuse said. But with a prescription, a low-dose generic pill could cost as little as 50 cents apiece at the pharmacy ... does come to rob us then they’re not going to get much cash and ...
How Big Pharma Hooked America on Legal Heroin
Many safety trials for pharmaceuticals do ... per day. At $40 to $50 a pill, the street value in 2006 of this number of 80mg OxyContin pills was $11,200 to $14,000. Frank sold enough of the pills – roughly a quarter of them – to cover his $11-per-pill ...
Increased heroin on street surpasses oxycodone, bath salts as latest drug death threat
At a price of $1 per milligram ... the heroin is so much more potent.” Not knowing how potent the heroin is makes the drug much more dangerous, he said, as does not knowing with what it may have been cut — or diluted. Unlike oxycodone pills, which ...