10 most expensive drugs in the US

Spinal muscular atrophy treatment Zolgensma's annual price tag of $2,125,000 makes it the most expensive drug in the U.S., according to a list recently published by online drug price comparison platform GoodRx. 

GoodRx published a list of the 20 most expensive drugs in the U.S. Aug. 11, including only medications filled at pharmacies that patients can self-administer on a regular basis. It posted another ranking of the 10 most expensive drugs in the country Aug. 25, including both drugs dispensed at pharmacies and those that must be administered by a healthcare provider.

The 10 most expensive drugs in the U.S. based on their annual list prices: 

  1. Zolgensma — $2,125,000 (AveXis)

  2. Myalept — $855,678 (Amryt Pharma)

  3. Luxturna — $850,000 (Spark Therapeutics)

  4. Folotyn — $793,870 (Acrotech Biopharma)

  5. Brineura — $716,040 (BioMarin Pharmaceuticals)

  6. Soliris — $678,392 (Alexion Pharmaceuticals)

  7. Blincyto — $672,968 (Amgen)

  8. Ravicti — $664,092 (Horizon Therapeutics)

  9. Lumizyme — $643,243 (Sanofi Genzyme)

  10. Actimmune — $633,325 (Horizon Therapeutics)

More articles on pharmacy:
Biogen conference may have led to 20,000 COVID-19 infections, researchers say
AbbVie, Harvard partner to study coronavirus therapies
Patients over 50 may take meds less if pill appearance changes a lot, study says

© Copyright ASC COMMUNICATIONS 2020. Interested in LINKING to or REPRINTING this content? View our policies by clicking here.

 

Featured Webinars

Featured Whitepapers