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Wednesday, 21 November 2012
Costliest Medical Drugs in the World
These Drugs are Very expensive that it requires a very large amount of money if you are in a need of these drugs for medication purpose. We hope that no one requires these drugs ever. So here is the list of the Ten costliest drugs in the world Starts from 10.
Manufacturers ::Genzyme and BioMarin Pharmaceutical.
The annual cost of this life saving drug is 200,000 US dollars. This drug is also named as the Laronidase. This drug was approved in May 2003.
Used for the treatment of :: Mucopolysaccharidosi I. This medicine is given to the patients who has age between 5 & 65 and suffer with the Hurler and Hurler-Scheie forms of Mucopolysaccharidosis I.
To get this life saving drug one will have to pay 200,000 US dollar annually.
Manufacturers::Genzyme. The main ingredient of this drug is Imiglucerase. Approved by the FDA on 23rd May 1994.
Used for the treatment of a disease ::Gaucher. This medicine is actually the recombinant DNA which is produced as the analogue of human glucocerebrosidase.
Avilability:: bottles of 200 units/vial and 400 units/vial.
Manufacturers :: Genzyme. The man ingredient of this drug is Agalsidase Beta.
Approved by :: FDA on 24th April 2003. This drug which is one of the costliest in the market is
Used for the treatment of a disease :: Fabry. Avilability :: Form of injections 35mg and 5mg. It is also sold in the form of Vial which are of 35mg/vial and 5mg/vial.
Manufacturers :: Renege Pharmaceuticals. The other names of this drug are Rilonacept and IL-1 Trap.
Used for the treatment of :: Cryopyrin and its associated periodic syndromes. And also for the treatment of Muckle-Wells syndrome, familial cold autoinflammatory syndrome and neonatal onset multisystem inflammatory disease.
The annual cost of life saving :: 250,000 USD
Approved by :: FDA on 8thMay 2012.
This drug has been named as the Orphan Drug by the United States Food and Drug Administration.
Manufacturers :: Genzyme
Scientific name :: Alglucosidase alfa. Enzyme replacement therapy orphan drug which is used by the people who suffers from Pompe
Used for the treatment of :: Pompe. Pompe is a disease which causes the rare lysosomal storage disorder. This drug is a type of substitute given to the human body so as to compensate the deficiency of enzyme which causes Pompe.
The annual cost of life saving ::3 00,000 USD
Annual Cost of Life Saving ::350,000 USD
Manufacturers :: ViroPharma and Lev Pharmaceutical.
Approved by :: FDA in October 2008.
Used for the treatment of :: angioedema attacks in adolescents and also for the adults with Hereditary Angioedema. The area where this drug affects is the immune system and the paediatrics.
Annual Cost of Life Saving :: 60,000 USD .
Used for the treatment of :: Anti-Cancer therapy, Refractory peripheral T-cell lymphoma disease.
Approved by :: United States Food and Drug Administration in September 2009.
Manufacturers :: BioMarin Pharmaceuticals.
Annual Cost of Life Saving :: 65,000 USD.
Approved by :: FDA in May 2005 .
Used for the treatment of :: Mucopolysaccharidosis VI and it affects the musculoskeletal part of the human body. This drug is also used for the Maroteaux-Lamy syndrome condition that may happen in any human beings.
Annual Cost of Life Saving :: 375,000 USD
Manufacturers :: Shire Pharmaceuticals.
Used for the treatment of :: Hunter syndrome which is also known as the Mucopolysaccharoidosis II.
In our List Soliris is the Costliest Drug through out the world. Eculizumab is the actual name of this life saving drug and it is traded by the name of Soliris throughout the world.
Used For :: monoclonal antibody which is directed against the protein named as C5.
Manufacturers ::Alexion Pharmaceuticals.
Annual Cost of Life Saving :: 409,500 USD.
This drug helps in the treatment of diseases such as hemolytic uremic syndrome and paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria.
If anybody knows Costlier Madeleine than above Listed, don't hesitate to correct Us.