Drug addiction destroys our mental health, physical health, social standing and most importantly our bank accounts. I bet you agree! The drugs business is one of the most lucrative business in the world. This is because of the prices of different drugs which soar higher than that of precious metals. Here is the list of 10 most expensive legal and illegal drugs in the world.
It is one of the most expensive prescription drugs available in the market with side effects like pain in legs, headache etc. The cost for this is nearly 1.2 million a year.
Also called the ‘love pill’ for increasing the senses for a perception of color and sound, these costs to about $68 per pill.
Another prescription drug, it is given for some specific genetic conditions. The cost of medication is over $350,000 per year.
It is one of the most common illegitimate drugs costing around $250 per ounce (28 grams).
6. Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (LSD)
One gram of LSD costs around $200,000. It is derived from a poisonous fungus and its effects may last to up to 14 hours.
It is a prescription drug used for the breakdown of red blood cells. Overdose may cause a person to pass out. It’s the most expensive prescription drug costing $440,000 a year for the treatment.
4. Phencyclidine (PCP)
PCP is an anesthetic but was banned because of hallucinations that it caused. If taken with alcohol, it can cause severe damage to kidney and liver. 1-ounce costs around $600.
It is similar to cocaine and one of the most popular street drugs. It costs around $800 per gram.
2. Crack Cocaine
It may cost around $600. This is cocaine in crystal form and speeds up the mental and physical process.
It is strongly addictive drug and can cost around $1330 per gram. Overdose can cause instant death.
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