Have a look at the infographic below for some sobering facts about pharmaceutical companies in the US. Here are a few snippets:
- The cost of prescription drugs rises 12% every year; they now cost 3x more than 30 years ago.
- The markup on prescription drugs varies from 5,000% to 225,000%! That’s pure profit these companies make on every pill they sell.
- Big Pharma spends over $20 billion per year on advertising for their drugs.