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generic

(dʒəˈnɛrɪk)
mod. cheap; plain; undesirable. I don’t want any old generic car, I want something with power and good looks.
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Instead, the meeting strengthened the international consensus that the Bush administration was blocking generics on behalf of the proprietary pharmaceutical companies, which do not want widespread use in poor countries of generic copies of medicines that they have patented in rich countries (and sell there for 20 times the price or more).
But in general, the influence of generics can only continue to grow.
As a nation we need to figure out how to get better bang for our prescription dollar, and generics are a good way to do that,'' she said.
Prescription drugs are a major contributor to the double-digit increases in health-care costs, and insurers have saved money by encouraging consumers to choose generic drugs over brand-name drugs when it's appropriate.
The magazine also operates an online Generics Directory (pharmacytimes.
Once a patent expires, companies that produce generics are permitted to sell identical versions of the drug at a fraction of the cost Miami-based Ivax Corp.
Fore Pharma's latest report Global Generics Market Capsule - 2012', analyzes key market factors that characterize the Global generics market.
said Monday that commercial members will receive a discount, and in some instances not be charged, for first-time use of several popular generic drugs.
The meeting in Paris that Asia Russell and I just attended was a planning session for the Burkina Faso meeting, which will be called the Summit on Generics.
The next five years from 2009 will see more leading drugs going off patent, thus increasing opportunities for generics producers.
While the benefits of authorized generics to the branded industry are clearly apparent, the attitude of the generics industry is determined by individual company strategy.
The Generics in the United Kingdom report includes detailed data on market size and segmentation, plus textual analysis of the key trends and competitive landscape, demographic information, and descriptions of the leading companies.
The Generics in France report includes detailed data on market size and segmentation, plus textual analysis of the key trends and competitive landscape, demographic information, and descriptions of the leading companies.
Competition between innovator companies and generics companies has never been higher as these groups battle to control drug markets; innovator companies continue to face unrelenting pressure from generics companies that want to invalidate drug patents and gain early market entry for their drugs.
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