Category Archives: Makena

Posts related to the pricing controversy over the drug Makena

Ther-Rx lowers price of Makena, but not enough; March of Dimes cuts ties with company

Tweet thisI was hoping that it wouldn’t come to this, but when it happened I was very pleased to see it unfold the way that it did. Earlier this week, KV Pharmaceutical/Ther-Rx met with the March of Dimes, American College … Continue reading

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Forces lining up against Ther-Rx over Makena pricing

Tweet thisSince my last regular post, there’s been a bit of a pressure on KV Pharmaceutical and their Ther-Rx subsidiary, and their pricing of Makena. Forces from the U.S. Congress and the FDA have weighed in, with supportive statements from … Continue reading

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I’m way behind, but never fear; I’ll catch up shortly

Tweet thisNo, I haven’t suddenly fallen off the face of the earth. I am far behind in posting due to family and work stuff. I know that I’ve missed posting stuff like Rep. Henry Waxman spanking Ther-Rx over Makena pricing, … Continue reading

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How did we get where we are with Makena?

Tweet thisWell, my still-nascent blog about life, preemies, and everything is continuing to be hijacked by the Makena controversy and analyzing everyone’s actions since the story broke, so I thought that perhaps it’s time to try again to figure out … Continue reading

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March of Dimes strengthens stance against Makena pricing; is it enough?

Tweet thisLast night I posted that I was contacted by, and had a productive discussion with, Doug Staples, SVP of Marketing for the March of Dimes. Today, I let him know that a comment under that post showed that although … Continue reading

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