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Pharmaceutical costs in Singapore

Post by David-asia » Mon, 02 Mar 2009 5:02 pm

Hi,

Wondering what the cost of medicine and pharmaceuticals is in Singapore.
Is there a government cap on costs?

In Japan, most procedures and medicines have a set price, which is much cheaper than the US.

Wondering how Singapore compares.
EG An endoscopic exam with anesthesia in the US was about US$900 if you pay cash and $2000 if insurance pays + biopsy separate.

In Japan, it was about US$300 cash for the same exam + biopsy separate.

Medicine is about US$3 to $1 Japan for expensive meds, and about the same for cheaper generics.

Is there a site I can search for medicine pricing in singapore?

Thanks,

David

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