Maryland (USA): The Food and Drug Authority (FDA), the drug approval agency in the United States, has approved a drug that can be called the most expensive drug in the world.
Its price per dose is $3.5 million which is around 78 crores in Pakistani rupees. This medicine is for a very rare genetic disease in which blood clots form and cause complications for the patient.
The gene therapy drug called HemGenix is used in patients with hemophilia B. Blood clots form in it, sometimes bleeding is difficult to stop.
There are only 8,000 patients in the US. Although its traditional treatment method is not cheap as it also reaches up to crores of rupees.
Hemophilia B affects more men than women and costs $21 to $23 million to treat over a lifetime. However, its treatment is a little cheaper in the UK.
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