ACHP’s infographic series highlights drug cost trends for widely prescribed drugs within various therapeutic classes and communicates the potential effect of these prices on key stakeholders. » LDL Cholesterol (released in September 2016). Key takeaways include: Generic statins cost as little as $3.30 per month, are proven safe and generally well tolerated. Generic statins canRead more »
Medication Therapy Management (MTM) promotes collaboration among pharmacists, patients and providers to establish safe and effective drug regimens for optimal therapeutic outcomes.
While specialty drugs constitute less than 1 percent of all U.S. prescriptions, they accounted for more than a quarter of the country’s total pharmacy costs in 2013.
Prescription drug misuse, particularly of opioid painkillers, is a growing public health problem.