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MEDICAL INDUSTRIES IMPACTED BY RISE IN PHARMACEUTICAL COSTS

Aruba, February 28, 2012 - The prices for all pharmaceutical drugs are on the rise and the change is evident at more than just your local pharmacy. All aspects of the medical industry are being impacted. "Three of the most commonly used drugs in anesthesia are in extremely short supply," said Sean Hintz, CRNA.

The industry is being forced to find alternative methods to perform anesthetics, an issue which could lead to more side effects. An increase in prices is also behind limited options when it is time to perform surgical procedures.

"We have several facilities that I'm aware of that's had to cancel or not have any surgery because they didn't have the supply medication that they needed," said Hintz.
Hintz believes the only solution is for the Food and Drug Administration to ease restrictions.

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