9 PBS budget-busting drugs

In its latest report, the PBS lists the drugs that have contributed to the greatest growth in its budget costs.

Many of the budget-busters are high-cost cancer drugs, but here we list nine of the top general PBS items for cost growth in 2014/2015.

9 budget-busting drugs on the PBS
  1. Pregabalin (Lyrica) +$42 .5 million (+60%) — total cost $140.5