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CVS cuts the price of a generic EpiPen competitor in half

CVS cuts the price of a generic EpiPen competitor in half

CVS is now selling a rival, generic version of Mylan's life-saving allergy treatment EpiPen at about a sixth of EpiPen’s price, months after Mylan was eviscerated before Congress because of EpiPen’s soaring cost.

The drugstore chain says it will charge $109.99 for a two-pack of the authorized generic version of Adrenaclick, a lesser-known treatment compared to EpiPen, which can cost more than $600.

CVS Health Corp., the nation's second-largest drugstore chain, says it cut the price it charges for the generic version of Adrenaclick nearly in half. The lower-priced product is now available at all CVS stores. The chain runs about 9,600 retail pharmacies in the...

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