The 5 Highest-Priced Drugs: BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.'s $380,000 Latest Is Not Even Close To Top
Published: Feb 20, 2014
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. priced its latest rare disease drug Tuesday at $380,000 a year. But the most interesting thing about the price of Vimizim, the San Rafael-based drug developer's recently approved enzyme replacement therapy for people with Morquio A syndrome, is that BioMarin isn't even close to being No. 1. In fact, Vimizim would have to raise its price by more than $35,000 even to reach second place.
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