Wednesday, 4 June 2014

FDA Tackles Broken Generic Drug Application Process

“Today nearly 84 percent of all prescriptions filled in the U.S. are generic. The generic industry’s trade group, the Generic Pharmaceutical Association (GPhA), has released figures that show the impact of generic drugs: over the last 10 years, generic drugs have saved consumers in excess of 1.2 trillion dollars. At the same time, the FDA has been making steady progress in narrowing the gap between brand drugs and generic drugs in terms of quality and efficacy.”

This is the interesting opening part of an article by Bikash Chatterjee for Controlled Environments. The full article can be accessedhere.

Posted by Tim Sandle