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Pfizer raises prices on 100 drugs-again-despite backlash from public, lawmakers

2 monthes ago   |   By Ars Technica

Enlarge / Pfizer's little, blue Viagra tablets get big price tag that have people seeing red.
Despite public and political pressure, pharmaceutical giant Pfizer keeps raising the prices of its drugs-standing apart from some of its rivals who have vowed to rein in periodic price hiking.
Around 100 of Pfizer's drugs got higher list prices this week, the Financial Times first reported. The affected drugs include big sellers, such as Lyrica pain capsules, Chantix smoking-cessation medication, Norvasc blood-pressure pills, and the lung-cancer treatment Xalkori.
The price hikes mark a second...
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