Michael Rea

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Nostrum raised the price of a 473ml bottle of promethazine and codeine by 326 per cent to $170.55   at the end of April. Photograph: Dr John Brackenbury/Science Photo Library

A US pharma company has raised the price of a prescription cold medicine by more than 300 per cent to over $170 (€152), in spite of previous criticism(...)

Vimovo is a mixture of an anti-inflammatory drug and a medicine that lessens the risk of stomach problems. Photograph: iStock

An Irish-domiciled pharmaceutical company has put a price tag of almost $3,000 (€2,400) on a bottle of two-in-one painkillers that can be bought separ(...)

Pfizer has raised the US price of nearly 100 drugs by an average of 20 per cent so far this year, in a move that threatens to draw anger from politici(...)

Face value: Novum has raised the price of a 60g tube of Aloquin, which is used to treat conditions such as eczema and acne, by 128 per cent to $9,561. Photograph: iStockphoto

A US drugmaker producing skin creams for common conditions such as acne and eczema has raised the price of two of its treatments to almost $10,000 a (...)