This journalist says that some of the old drugs were about one dollar per pill...in 2006 some of the newer ones were costing $15.00 per pill...if one of the drug manufacturers earns an average of $6 million dollars a day, what does it matter if the drug dealers can no longer visit doctors in the hospital, but can still buy them lunch, and offer other favors, and incentives...and what is the prescription rate and cost today in relationship to the number of patients...
this article is from the Tacoma News Tribune Tacoma, WA - Thursday, December 27, 2012 and
Tuesday, May 29, 2007 by journalist M. Alexander Otto
I found it at the psychright website
here is an excerpt from it...
"SOME DRUGS WITH AGITATIVE SIDE EFFECTS
Here are some anti-psychotic and antidepressant drugs more likely than others in their class to cause agitating side effects such as restlessness, anxiety and insomnia. Taken as a group, there has been about a 35 percent increase in orders for these drugs at Western State Hospital since 1999. There’s also been a steady increase in assaults on workers over that time. Western averages about 900 patients a day.
Drug Manufacturer Orders on Dec. 6, 2006
Risperdal Janssen 307
Geodon Pfizer 118
Abilify Bristol-Myers Squibb 82
Haldol Ortho-McNeil, generic makers98
Prolixin Bristol-Myers Squibb, generic makers26
Navane Pfizer, generic makers6Antidepressants
Zoloft Pfizer, generic makers 74EffexorWyeth, generic makers38
Prozac Eli Lilly, generic makers 37
Wellbutrin GlaxoSmithKline, generic makers22
Cymbalta Eli Lilly 20..."