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  1. EpiPen main ingredient costs 'less than a Big Mac'Read the original story

    38 min ago | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Mark Baum believes the relentless EpiPen price hikes are "shameful" and his company is plotting a $100 alternative for the lifesaving allergy treatment. Baum, known for offering a $1 substitute for the $750 AIDS drug Daraprim, told CNNMoney on Tuesday that his company Imprimis Pharmaceuticals has been quietly working on a compounded version of EpiPen for months.

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  2. Drugs and Privilege: Big Business, Congress and the EpiPenRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | Truthdig

    ... also the former governor of West Virginia. Mylan manufactures and sells EpiPen, the emergency delivery system for an allergy drug, epinephrine, that can make the difference between life and sudden death. The cost for a two-pack of the devices has ...

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  3. Mylan launching cheaper, generic version of EpiPenFollowing backlash...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Norwalk Reflector

    Mylan will start selling a cheaper version of its EpiPen after absorbing waves of criticism over a list price for the emergency allergy treatment that has grown to $608 for a two-pack, making it unaffordable for many patients without insurance or with high-deductible coverage. The drugmaker says it will make available in the next several weeks a generic EpiPen version that is identical to the branded option but will have a list price of $300 for a two-pack.

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  4. Backpack smarts from a proRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

    ... that close to 6 percent of these babies may also experience hearing loss. A cheaper generic version of the emergency allergy treatment EpiPen will be made available within the next few weeks, manufacturer Mylan said Monday. A cheaper generic version ...

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  5. Risks spike if young athletes specialize too soonRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    ... that close to 6 percent of these babies may also experience hearing loss. A cheaper generic version of the emergency allergy treatment EpiPen will be made available within the next few weeks, manufacturer Mylan said Monday. Three already existing ...

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  6. Survey says: Hair transplants make men look youngerRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    ... that close to 6 percent of these babies may also experience hearing loss. A cheaper generic version of the emergency allergy treatment EpiPen will be made available within the next few weeks, manufacturer Mylan said Monday. A cheaper generic version ...

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  7. Mylan price hikes: Congress calls on FDA for generic EpiPen submission infoRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | In-PharmaTechnologist.com

    Congress has asked the US FDA for information on EpiPen generic submissions and processes in light of a series of price hikes by drugmaker Mylan. The pharma industry was hit with a pricing scandal earlier this month when it was revealed drugmaker Mylan had increased the price of the EpiPen - a life-saving allergy drug-device product - 17 times since 2007, or by a total of 548%.

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  8. Researchers find another way Zika can harm babiesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

    ... that close to 6 percent of these babies may also experience hearing loss. A cheaper generic version of the emergency allergy treatment EpiPen will be made available within the next few weeks, manufacturer Mylan said Monday. Three already existing ...

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  9. Chipotle's latest freebie: Kids eat free on SundaysRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Ohio.com

    ... start selling a cheaper version of its EpiPen after absorbing waves of criticism over a list price for the emergency allergy treatment that has grown to $608 for a two-pack, making it unaffordable for many patients.

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  10. Generic EpiPen coming for $300, as Mylan responds to outrageRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Business North

    Responding to national outrage over high prices, Mylan announced plans on Monday to launch a generic EpiPen at a 50% discount to the branded version of the life saving allergy treatment. The generic EpiPen will be "identical" to the branded product in terms of how the drug is made and how the auto-injector functions, The surprise move is the latest attempt by Mylan to silence the uproar ignited by a more than 400% increase in EpiPen prices.

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  11. Senate Dems launch expansive probe on EpiPen pricingRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    Generic drug maker Mylan Pharmaceuticals faces dozens of questions from Senate Democrats in an eight-page letter questioning whether the company's response to severe price hikes for EpiPens are nothing but a "complex shell game." The letter from 20 senators to Mylan's CEO shows much skepticism from Democrats over Mylan's latest move on Monday to sell a cheaper version of the Epipen, which now runs about $600 for a two-pack of the life-saving allergy treatment.

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  12. Mylan to offer generic EpiPenRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WTVM

    A cheaper generic version of the emergency allergy treatment EpiPen will be made available within the next few weeks, manufacturer Mylan said Monday. In the wake of mounting criticism over recent price hikes, the company said the generic version will be distributed by its U.S. subsidiary.

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  13. Big Pharma's Punishment in Court of Public OpinionRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

    ... outrage of patients and family members. After catching the public ire's last week for raising prices on the popular allergy treatment (by roughly 480% to about $600 over the past eight years), Mylan said Monday that it will be rolling out a generic ...

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  14. Big Pharma Has No Rx for Viral Social Media ReactionsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

    Social media has played a greater role by guiding Big Pharma watchdogs -- who have been on the prowl in hopes of shining a light on companies that have hiked drug prices by hundreds of percent -- toward companies that have provoked the public outrage of patients and family members. After catching the public ire's last week for raising prices on the popular allergy treatment Mylan said Monday that it will be rolling out a generic version of EpiPen at a roughly 50% discount from last week's prices.

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  15. Senators See 'Shell Game' in EpiPen Maker Mylan's...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Wall Street Journal

    ... A group of 20 senators called the recent price-lowering overtures from the company that makes the EpiPen emergency ...

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  16. Allergic response to house dust mites is age-dependentRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    In adults with a house dust mite allergy, a cascade of inflammatory signals on the surface of the airways leads to airway remodeling. This process cannot be influenced by standard cortisone therapy.

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  17. EpiPen alternatives exist, and they may be cheaperRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Fox News

    EpiPen auto-injection epinephrine pens manufactured by Mylan NV pharmaceutical company for use by severe allergy sufferers are seen in Washington, U.S. August 24, 2016. The soaring price of the EpiPen has garnered controversy recently, but there are alternatives to this well-known allergy treatment device.

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  18. Mylan launching cheaper, generic version of EpiPenRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Hawk Eye

    Mylan said it will make available a generic version of its EpiPen, as criticism mounts over the price of its injectable medicine. Mylan will start selling a cheaper version of its EpiPen after absorbing waves of criticism over a list price for the emergency allergy treatment that has grown to $608 for a two-pack, making it unaffordable for many patients.

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  19. Cheaper, generic unit of EpiPen in the worksRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Arkansas Online

    Drugmaker Mylan said Monday that it will start selling a cheaper version of its EpiPen after encountering criticism over a list price for the emergency allergy treatment.

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  20. Mylan launching generic version of EpiPenRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WMDT

    In response to growing criticism over the mounting costs of its allergy drug EpiPen, the maker Mylan says it is now releasing a new generic alternative as a cheaper choice. A generic two-pack would cost about 300 dollars, company officials announced Monday.

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