generic drug


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Noun1.generic drug - when the patent protection for a brand-name drug expires generic versions of the drug can be offered for sale if the FDA agrees; "generic drugs are usually cheaper than brand-name drugs"
drug - a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
generic - any product that can be sold without a brand name
brand-name drug, proprietary drug - a drug that has a trade name and is protected by a patent (can be produced and sold only by the company holding the patent)
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generic drug

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(58) Additionally, by permitting generic drug manufacturers to update the safety information on their drugs' labels, the proposed rule would significantly accelerate distributing new information about generic drug safety to healthcare providers and consumers.
TechNavio's analysts forecast the Generic Drugs market in Japan to grow at a CAGR of 8.16 percent over the period 2014-2019.
On November 13, 2013, the Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") proposed a rule that would reestablish failure to warn liability for generic drug manufacturers.
Indeed, while on the whole the agency takes the party line on generic drugs' equivalency to branded drugs, the FDA has also stated: "FDA is aware that there are reports that some people may experience an undesired effect when switching from a brand name drug to a generic formulation or from one generic drug to another generic drug.
The suit initially focused on only two drugs and a handful of leading generic drug manufacturers--Heritage Pharmaceuticals, Aurobindo Pharma USA, Citron Pharma, Mayne Pharma (USA), Mylan Pharmaceuticals, and Teva Pharmaceuticals USA.
In their filing, the professors defended the law's constitutionality, calling it the state's limited response to increases in generic drug prices unrelated to higher production costs and which occurred when competition for a specific pharmaceutical was limited to three or fewer manufacturers.
Although they may not be associated with a particular company, generic drugs are usually subject to government regulations in the countries in which they are dispensed.
Based upon recent generic drug bid activity and on anticipated generic drug market conditions for the balance of the year, generic drug purchasing efficiencies are expected to be significantly below Rite Aid's previous experience and will not meet the company's expectations for the year.
Results showed that 76.5% of faculties knew that generic drug can be used in place of innovator (patented) drug.
Dan Liljenquist, J.D., from Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City, and colleagues discuss generic drug market failure, whereby a generic drug manufacturer increases the drug price, which can compromise care.
One key aspect of our role is to strengthen and enhance the overall generic drug review process.

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