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Price of some drugs in Hungary to rise 30%for patients

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: (Published 27 February 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:556
  1. Carl Kovac
  1. Budapest

    Patients taking prescription drugs in Hungary are facing a double blow: domestic manufacturers are raising their prices by 10%and the government is cutting its subsidies to consumers.

    Certain medicines will be put out of reach of patients with low incomes, such as pensioners, forcing them to stop taking necessary medication, according to …

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