Posted September 23, 2018 07:22:20Costco, which has been battling a growing health crisis as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, will begin rolling out the most expensive of its major categories on October 4.
As of now, the most-expensive drug in the U.S. is a drug called Lipitor, which costs $1,000 for a single dose.
A second drug, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, costs $700.
In a news release, Costco said that it is adding these two drugs to its price list in a bid to keep up with the surge in demand for its generic drug.
Costco also plans to increase the price of its most expensive drug, the generic Lipitor.
The price of the new drug is expected to be $2,000 to $3,000 per dose, according to the release.
The drug company said that the new price increase will be in addition to a $400-per-dose increase in the cost of its generics, as well as an additional $400 price increase for its non-generic Lipitor and $300 price increase on the Lipitor generic.
Costos generics also include the generic Cipro and Avita.
Costaurs generics include the Generic EnerGuard, Generic Epidiolex, and Generic Pirox.