Sutent price (correction)
Based on the wholesale acquisition cost of Sutent (sunitinib), which is $6,412.50 for a 30 count bottle of 50 mg capsules, the product's average monthly cost is $4,275. This prices Sutent at a slight discount to Bayer/Onyx' Nexavar (sorafenib) which carries a WAC of $4,333 for a one-month supply. In a previous story on the approval of Sutent, "The Pink Sheet" incorrectly identified the price of the product and incorrectly referred to the average wholesale price of Nexavar as the price to patients (1"The Pink Sheet" Jan. 30, 2006, p. 4)...
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