Author: Charleen Gnisci, PharmD
- Between 2011 to 2016, Mylan increased EpiPen prices by 400% ($700 for 2 packs)
- AUVI-Q was recalled in 2012, which left the market share to the EpiPen until recently
- Teva announced last year it will be making a generic version of the EpiPen retailing around $300 but expected to decrease
Kaplan, S. F.D.A. Approves Generic EpiPen That May Be Cheaper. The New York Times, The New York Times, 2018. Retrived from www.nytimes.com/2018/08/16/health/epipen-generic-drug-prices.html.
Tirrell, M. FDA approves Teva’s generic EpiPen after yearslong delay. 2018. Retrieved from https://www.cnbc.com/2018/08/16/fda-approves-tevas-generic-epipen-after-years-long-delay.html
Summarized by Travis Barlock, MS4 | Edited by Erik Verzemnieks, MD