10 Most Expensive Legal And Illegal Drugs In The World

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.

10. Glybera


Source: FiercePharma

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.

9. Ecstasy


Source: cnn.com

Also called the ‘love pill’ for increasing the senses for a perception of color and sound, these costs to about $68 per pill.

8. Elaprase

expensive legal and illegal drugsAnother prescription drug, it is given for some specific genetic conditions. The cost of medication is over $350,000 per year.

7. Marijuana

expensive legal and illegal drugs

Source: Live Science

It is one of the most common illegitimate drugs costing around $250 per ounce (28 grams).

6. Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (LSD)

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.

5. Soliris


Source: mostluxuriouslist.com

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)

Phencyclidine (PCP)

Source: College

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.

3. Methamphetamine


Source: Discovery Place

It is similar to cocaine and one of the most popular street drugs. It costs around $800 per gram.

2. Crack Cocaine

expensive legal and illegal drugs

Source: drug.addictionblog.org

It may cost around $600. This is cocaine in crystal form and speeds up the mental and physical process.

1. Heroin


Source: Bradenton Herald

It is strongly addictive drug and can cost around $1330 per gram. Overdose can cause instant death.

That’s All Guys!


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