Generic Drugmakers Conspired to Inflate Prices Up to 1,000%, State Prosecutors Say

Leading drug companies including Teva, Pfizer, Novartis and Mylan conspired to artificially inflate the prices of generic drugs by as much as 1,000 percent, according to a far-reaching lawsuit filed on Friday by 44 states. The industrywide scheme affected the prices of more than 100 generic drugs, according to the complaint, including lamivudine-zidovudine, which treats H.I.V.; budesonide, an asthma medication; […]

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Gilead Will Donate Truvada to U.S. for H.I.V. Prevention

Gilead Sciences, maker of Truvada, the only drug approved to prevent infection with H.I.V., will donate enough of the drug to supply 200,000 patients annually for up to 11 years, federal health officials announced on Thursday. Officials at the Department of Health and Human Services said the donation came about “as a result of discussions between the Trump administration and […]

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