China plays a big part in the supply chain of Americans' generic drugs
Across the country, hospitals and clinics are dealing with a really difficult problem: Sometimes they can’t get their hands on certain life-saving generic drugs. So one group of large hospital systems, including the Mayo Clinic and Intermountain Healthcare, has come up with a workaround. It’s created a nonprofit company called Civica RX that will make […]
Pfizer hopes to run with its “little blue pill” as long as it can. That includes the time-honored strategy of launching its own generic.
The FDA plans to unveil a website today naming pharmaceutical companies that have blocked the development of generic drugs by failing to provide samples to competitors. This public posting is part of FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb’s larger crackdown to, as he says, “end the shenanigans” by brand name drug companies. Click the audio player above […]
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Many generic drugs have become so cheap, they have pencil-thin profit margins.
Generics used to be sold out of car trunks. Then Congress got involved.
The European Union has some 20 "biosimilar" generics on the market; the US has one.
FTC files case against drug maker for deals cut with two generic firms that extend its monopoly
We'd pay a lot more if it wasn’t for generics, which amount to as much as 85% of what we take.