Blowing Up Big Pharma’s R&D Claims

#BigPharma claims that they need to maintain the high price of #pharmaceuticals in order to fund research and development for future cures and treatments.

Don’t believe the hype!

New data compares the amount of spending on R&D compared to prescription drug sales among the top ten #BigPharma companies.

Here’s the reality: #BigPharma spends a fraction of revenue generated from prescription drug sales on R&D.

Check out this chart from the Pharmaceutical Executive: