Étiquette : pharmaceuticals

Pharma firms hike prices on 500 drugs at start of 2021

Nothing says “happy new year” like pricier prescriptions. Drugmakers have already raised list prices on more than 500 drugs in the US in the first days of 2021, researchers say. Dozens of pharmaceutical firms including Pfizer, Abbvie, AstraZeneca and Bristol Myers Squibb started imposing the hikes on Jan. 1, according […]

Gilead Sciences to test inhaled version of remdesivir

Gilead Sciences announced plans Monday to start testing an inhaled version of its experimental coronavirus drug to determine whether it could treat the deadly disease sooner. The pharma giant will begin screening patients this week for early-stage trials of the breathable form of remdesivir, which has been shown to help […]