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Albany Law Journal of Science and Technology
Biotechnology Industry Organization v. District of Columbia: A Preemptive Strike Against State Price Restrictions on Prescription Pharmaceuticals
19.0000000000000 ALB. L.J. SCI. & TECH. 143 (2009)
Christopher Lea Lockwood
Truvada, a medication used to treat AIDS, costs nearly $900 or more for 30 tablets. The same quantity of Abilify, a psychotropic used to treat schizophrenia, can cost over $500. An Advair Diskus for long-term treatment of asthma costs $180. A syringe of Enbrel, a medication to reduce the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, has a staggering price of more than $2,000.