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Don't Shoot The Messenger: An Allergist's Perspective On The EpiPen Price Hike

Since January 2015, my tiny private allergy practice in Manhattan has prescribed over 2,200 Epinephrine auto-injectors or refills, many yielding sales for the EpiPen brand. While politicians, the FDA, drug reps, the media, and other talking heads deliberate Mylan's monopoly and ability to price gouge, allergists are having hard conversations with those who rely on the drug to save them from a potentially inescapable life-threatening scenario.
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