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Old 02-15-2009, 01:36 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Well, the pharmaceutical companies need to recoup their research cost.

Drugs are like software. The difference is while software are protected by copyright, drugs are protected by patent. But once the patent is gone, there is absolutely no use to buy branded product.

Originally Posted by rmay635703 View Post
I would guess the same reason they sell prescription drugs for 10 to 50 times more than they can be had for in foreign countries.

Because they can and no one does anything about it.

I really wish our political system could be changed in this country along with the obsolete parties.
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