- 36 pain medications increased in price (some as much as 15%)
- 17 pain medications dropped in price
- 10 pain medications stayed the same
For example, the average price for Mobic 15 mg. rose 10.6% from September 2004 to March 2005. The number of prescriptions written for Mobic more than doubled during the same period - 314,000 in September 2004 to 742,000 in March 2005. What was the trend for other arthritis pain medications? Read the full report.