(2020 data) The stomach-acid drug Nexium, is manufactured in Sweden. One 40mg pill costs $7.78 in the USA compared to $3.37 in Canada. The price drops even more to $2.21 in the U.K., Australia and New Zealand. In India and Turkey, the same pill costs less than 37 cents. The antipsychotic drug Abilify is manufactured in Japan. The cost in the USA is $34.51 per pill. The same pill costs $4.65 in Canada - 87-percent less than in the U.S.
Fear of political and legal reprisals from the USA pharmaceutical industry has prevented the WHO from giving international approval to a new abortion pill, so inhibiting its world-wide marketing for family planning purposes.