В США тоже цена на одно лекарство в аптеках может различаться от 12 до 400 долл.A patient’s complaint that he couldn’t afford his heart medication led a group of researchers at the Saint Louis University School of Medicine to explore regional pricing patterns of commonly prescribed generic drugs.

What they found alarmed them—it turned out there were no patterns at all. Patients who lacked pharmacy benefits might be charged between $12 and $400 for the combined price of digoxin, lisinopril, and carvedilol, a typical regimen for heart failure.