Are prescription drug prices high?

@article{Vagelos1991ArePD,
  title={Are prescription drug prices high?},
  author={P R Vagelos},
  journal={Science},
  year={1991},
  volume={252 5009},
  pages={1080-4}
}
The U.S. pharmaceutical industry has been criticized because its products are perceived to be too expensive, yet prescription medicines remain the least expensive form of therapy. At this time, we are experiencing a dramatic increase in the risks and costs of pharmaceutical research and development (R&D). An example may be seen in the R&D history of lovastatin. The U.S. pharmaceutical industry continues to lead the world in the discovery and development of important new medicines because it… CONTINUE READING

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