Monday, November 6, 2017
TULSA -- Women looking to conceive are turning to the black market to buy fertility drugs.
One in ten women struggles with getting pregnant and turn to doctors for help.
KJRH spoke to an Oklahoma woman, who asked to remain anonymous, who sells her leftover fertility drugs.
When asked if she thought she was doing something dangerous in any way she said no.
"I know I have good intentions and I know that I want to help someone else and do everything I can," the woman said.
She posted her leftovers to an online marketplace. She listed her Follistim for $375, Menopur for $175 and Ganirelix for $65. Compare that to the price those drugs are sold in the pharmacy and the savings run into the thousands.
"You're maxing out your credit card and financing and everything," the woman said. "It's just you would do anything to have [a baby], but you're just hemorrhaging money."
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