Tag Archive | Daraprim
Martin Shkreli, CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals, the maker of HIV drug Daraprim, has been arrested by the FBI. He was unshaven, and wearing a grey hoodie during the proceedings. He has already come under intense criticism from the general public, politicians, and the LGBT community for his raising of the price of Daraprim, the toxoplasmosis […]
The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), America’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, issued the following statement on the news that Express Scripts will partner with Imprimis Pharmaceuticals to offer a low-cost alternative to Daraprim, a lifesaving treatment for people living with HIV.
Martin Shkreli, CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals, has been in the firing line because of his recent price hike on Daraprim, a drug used in the treatment of AIDS. Shkreli increased the price of Daraprim by 5000%, from $13.50 per tablet, to $750 per tablet. Yesterday (24 Nov) the company unveiled a 50% price cut for […]
Imprimis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company, announced yesterday (22nd) that it has made available a customisable compounded formulation of pyrimethamine and leucovorin for physicians as a low cost alternative to Daraprim. Last month, Turing Pharmaceuticals LLC, the sole supplier of Daraprim, increased the price of this prescription drug from $13.50 per tablet to a […]
Yesterday (6th October) the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), America’s largest advocacy group for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights, once again called on Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli to make good on his unfulfilled promise of Sept. 22 to lower the price on Daraprim — a crucial and often lifesaving treatment for those living […]