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Brand Name vs. Generic
 
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What is the difference between brand name and generic products? AsapTHOUGHT TASTE TEST: https://youtu.be/rYmon9AO1os Subscribe for more: http://bit.ly/asapsci Written by Mitchell Moffit, Gregory Brown, Amanda Edward and Rachel Salt GET THE ASAPSCIENCE BOOK: http://asapscience.com/book/ FOLLOW US! Instagram and Twitter: @whalewatchmeplz and @mitchellmoffit Clickable: http://bit.ly/16F1jeC and http://bit.ly/15J7ube AsapINSTAGRAM: https://instagram.com/asapscience/ Facebook: http://facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Twitter: http://twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE Tumblr: http://asapscience.tumblr.com Vine: Search "AsapSCIENCE" on vine! SNAPCHAT 'whalewatchmeplz' and 'pixelmitch' Created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). Send us stuff! ASAPSCIENCE INC. P.O. Box 93, Toronto P Toronto, ON, M5S2S6 Reference / Further Reading [1] http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1852907/ [2] http://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/ibuprofen [3] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ibuprofen_brand_names [4] https://www.cadth.ca/generic-drugs/similarities-and-differences-between-brand-name-and-generic-drugs [5] http://www.capsugel.com/media/library/excipient-requirements-in-the-formulation-of-solid-oral-drug-forms.pdf [6] http://www.fda.gov/Drugs/ResourcesForYou/Consumers/QuestionsAnswers/ucm100100.htm [7] https://advil.net.au/what_is_pain/difference.html [8] http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26455677 [9] http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26132680 [10] https://www.sciencebasedmedicine.org/generic-drugs-are-they-equivalent/ [11] http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26561521 [12] http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26620809 [13] http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23700299 [14] http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25222387 [15] http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22174986 [16] http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/02/22/generic-prescriptions_n_6730194.html [17] http://www.businessinsider.com/generic-drugs-vs-brand-name-2014-5 [18] http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs40261-015-0351-1 [19] http://www.hindawi.com/journals/jtrans/2011/480642/ [20] http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/whats-the-difference-betw-2004-12-13/ [21] http://www.cbsnews.com/news/viagra-to-go-generic-in-2017-according-to-pfizer-agreement/ [22] http://www.salk.edu/about/history-of-salk/jonas-salk/ [23] http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=181562
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How Does the FDA Approve a Drug?
 
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Have you ever taken an over the counter medication for heartburn? How about an antibiotic for an ear infection? At some point pretty much all of us have visited a pharmacy to pick up a drug, but likely didn't consider where these drugs come from or how they are made. Whether you're talking about something for seasonal allergies or your grandparent's arthritis medication, the act of bringing a drug to market is long and complex. I'm not an expert, but HCT intern Rachel Hoffman is, and with her help, that's the topic of this week's Healthcare Triage. For those of you who want to read more, go here: http://theincidentaleconomist.com/wordpress/?p=63822 John Green -- Executive Producer Stan Muller -- Director, Producer Aaron Carroll -- Writer Mark Olsen -- Graphics http://www.twitter.com/aaronecarroll http://www.twitter.com/crashcoursestan http://www.twitter.com/johngreen http://www.twitter.com/olsenvideo And the housekeeping: 1) You can support Healthcare Triage on Patreon: http://vid.io/xqXr Every little bit helps make the show better! 2) Check out our Facebook page: http://goo.gl/LnOq5z 3) We still have merchandise available at http://www.hctmerch.com
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Generic Drugs Become Expensive
 
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Disturbing trend in drug pricing… next When Cheap Generics Morph Into Expensive Prescriptions Dr. Jack Cush writing in Rheumnow reported The Wall Street Journal has issued an alarming trend in generic drug pricing that affects many, especially the elderly and those with arthrtis. Pharmaceutical companies have developed a growing number of combined generic products whose sum is far more than the cost of the individual generics. For example, the migraine medication Treximet has two active ingredients—sumatriptan and naproxen. As generics these two drugs may result in a copay is zero dollars for the average patient. A box of nine tablets of Treximet costs $728.67, according to Truven Health Analytics. But the average actual cost for a box is about $353, and the cost of its two constituents, sumatriptan and naproxen, would cost around $19, according to GoodRx. Others combo agents in this category include acne cream Acanya, Duexis and Vimovo for arthritis pain and the weight-loss pill Qsymia. Comment: Pharmaceutical companies can be sneaky I think.
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Alvogen founder: Generic drug price wars will drive consolidation | World Finance
 
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Generic pharmaceuticals has become big business in recent years, as the drug industry has ricocheted down a series of patent cliffs over the last decade. You'd think it would be triples all round for investors; but in the US, publicly listed generics companies have actually seen their market capitalisation drop 57 percent since January 2016. Robert Wessman, founder of Alvogen, explains that customer consolidation and over-leveraging to acquire assets has changed the industry permanently. Watch our other interviews with the Alvogen chairman and CEO, where he discusses the company's origins on a restaurant napkin, and his vision of leadership. For a full transcript visit: https://www.worldfinance.com/videos/alvogen-founder-generic-drug-price-wars-will-drive-consolidation For more World Finance videos go to https://www.worldfinance.com/videos/
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Generic Drug Stocks
 
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http://profitableinvestingtips.com/investing-tips/generic-drug-stocks Generic Drug Stocks By www.ProfitableInvestingTips.com. Pharmaceutical companies that make generic drugs were once a niche market. Today generic drug companies are set to bypass the makers of brand name drugs in sales value and volume according to About Money. Just a few years ago generic drug makers owned just a small slice of the pharmaceutical drug market. Today generics are a formidable segment of the industry and are on track to surpass branded drugs in sales value as well as sales volume within a few years, according to industry analysts. In the United States - where about 80 percent of all scripts written are for generics -- and traditional markets in Europe, multinational branded firms feeling losses from the patent cliff, health care reform legislation and austerity, are forming partnerships with their generic competitors to tap the expansion in generic sales. The top worldwide generic drug stocks and their 2012 generic drug sales are the following: • Teva, $10.4 billion • Mylan, $5.8 billion • Hospira, $4.1 billion • Sanofi, €1.8 billion • Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd., $2.3 billion • Aspen Pharmacare Holding Ltd., 15.3 billion rand • STADA Arzneimittel AG, €1.2 billion Teva is the clear leader and Teva wants to take over Mylan. Teva to Acquire Mylan The New York Times reports that two generic drug stocks may become one as Teva seeks to acquire its rival Mylan. The deal making reached a fevered pitch on Tuesday when Teva, an Israeli maker of generic drugs, made an unsolicited $40 billion offer for Mylan, a rival based in the Netherlands. Getting bigger gives you better pricing and better leverage and also gets you into more markets.” This is especially true for generic drug makers, which rely less on research and development and more on maximizing profits from increasingly large global operations. Teva makes the case that by taking over Mylan they will add to their lead among generic drug stocks and increase annual revenue to around $30 billion as well as realize about $2 billion in cost savings. What Are Generic Drug Stocks? The Food and Drug Administration defines generic drugs. A generic drug (generic drugs, short: generics) is a drug defined as "a drug product that is comparable to a brand/reference listed drug product in dosage form, strength, quality and performance characteristics, and intended use." And generic drugs are cheaper than brand name drugs. This is because generic drug companies do not have the same research and development costs that big pharmaceutical companies have. They simply wait for the patent to expire on new blockbuster medications and make an identical medication for much less money. There are all sorts of new miracle drugs in the world and they are simply too expensive for the vast majority of people who take them. Generic drug stocks prosper because they provide necessary medications for the likes of the aging of populations in North America, Europe and Japan which increase their prescribed drug consumption every year. Should You Invest in Generic Drug Stocks? No matter how attractive generic drug stocks may seem fundamental stock analysis will tell you if a stock or a pending deal has good intrinsic value or not. There are pitfalls that Teva could fall into and not succeed in acquiring Mylan. These are antitrust concerns and a Mylan poison pill. If you are interested in generic drug stocks do your homework first. http://youtu.be/N113JpVAxok
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Generic Drug Probe Charges To Be Filed By Year End | Power Lunch | CNBC
 
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CNBC's Dominic Chu reports on possible charges being filed by the Justice Department against some generic drugmakers, according to Bloomberg. » Subscribe to CNBC: http://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBC About CNBC: From 'Wall Street' to 'Main Street' to award winning original documentaries and Reality TV series, CNBC has you covered. Experience special sneak peeks of your favorite shows, exclusive video and more. Connect with CNBC News Online Get the latest news: http://www.cnbc.com/ Find CNBC News on Facebook: http://cnb.cx/LikeCNBC Follow CNBC News on Twitter: http://cnb.cx/FollowCNBC Follow CNBC News on Google+: http://cnb.cx/PlusCNBC Follow CNBC News on Instagram: http://cnb.cx/InstagramCNBC Generic Drug Probe Charges To Be Filed By Year End | Power Lunch | CNBC
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Rise of Generic Drug Prescriptions Creates Liability Nightmare
 
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Under current law, generic drug manufacturers are less responsible for adverse reactions than brand-name manufacturers.
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Generic Drug Prices On The Rise
 
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Doctors are starting to nice a sharp increase in the price of generic drugs. WBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports. Read more recent News stories: http://cbsboston.com SUBSCRIBE TO THE CBS BOSTON YOUTUBE CHANNEL: https://www.youtube.com/user/CBSBostonWBZ
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Lipitor to be available in generic form
 
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The best selling drug in the country, Lipitor, is now available in generic form. That means it will become less expensive, and it also means more people have a more powerful weapon to fight cholesterol.
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Lawsuit Accuses Drug Makers Of Fixing Generic Drug Prices
 
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More than a dozen companies and 18 medicines are named in the price-fixing lawsuit.
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Simply Money: Why generic drug prices are skyrocketing
 
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General wisdom is that generic brands are always cheaper - but lately, that's not the case for generic prescription drugs. Simply Money's Nathan Bachrach explains what's going on, and offers you the best ways to compare prices.
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Generic Drug Pricing
 
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Generic Drug pricing
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New Plan Could Spur Generic Drug Competition & Reduce Drug Cost
 
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Lawmakers are considering a new plan to prevent pharmaceutical companies from blocking the creation of generic drugs. One America's John Hines has more from Washington.
Branded or Generics?
 
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Short explanation of differences/similarities between Branded and Generic medications. Branded drugs are essentially the first-to-market medicines and are covered in the initial period of marketing by a patent. They tend to be priced high because of the need to recoup investments made during research and development. Post licensing, the branded drug enjoys a protect period while being covered by patent. Once the patent runs out, the active ingredient can be marketed in generic forms. Generic drugs appear in the market once the patent cover for the drug expires. They are licensed primarily based on adherence to quality manufacturing standards, and the establishment of therapeutic 'equivalence' or bio-equivalence. Essentially generic drugs must in interchangeable with the branded item. The regulation for this is usually the national drug regulatory departments. In Singapore, this would be handled by the Health Sciences Authority (HSA) Singapore. Generic drugs are priced much lower because companies marketing generic drugs have not made any prior R&D investments during drug development. Generally, generic drugs are as safe and effective as branded ones, but much cheaper. Unless really necessary, prescribers should use generic medicines. The FDA has some information on this. https://www.fda.gov/Drugs/ResourcesForYou/Consumers/BuyingUsingMedicineSafely/GenericDrugs/ucm169209.htm#Patient For more of this, please visit www.pharmacologytutorials.com
Brand vs Generic [Is there a difference?]
 
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It is commonly accepted that something that is less money is of poorer quality. Is there a difference between brand name and generic medications? Generic products like no name products on grocery store shelves are often characterized as being of poorer quality than the brand name product. Generic drugs are not like no name potato chips. Generic drugs go through rigorous studies to prove that they are bioequivalent meaning that it has the same drug, same dose and same route of administration before being put on the market. The only difference between a generic and a brand name drug are the excipients. These are binder’s fillers, food coloring, or flavouring. They are not exactly the same, but they work the exact same. Branding seems to increase the placebo effect associated with a treatment, This is probably because people associate branding with higher quality and expect that they will work better.
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Is there a difference between generic and name brand drugs?
 
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Clear up the differences in taking generic vs brand name drugs.
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Sarokar- How to encourage generic medicines?
 
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Recently, Medical Council of India has issued a notification asking doctors to prescribe generic medicines to encourage the usage these low cost medicines that have similar curing capabilities. Many doctors have expressed their objection saying that Medical Council is interfering in their matters and said that the notification does not provide any mandatory requirement. In this context, we raise all important issues relating to usage, prescription and availability of generic medicines to common man and also discuss modalities and complexities in implementing the said issue. Anchor: Amrita Rai Guest: Dr. Puneet Bedi, Health Activist, Senior consultant Appolo Hospital; Dr. Narendra Gupta , Advisor, Prayas NGO; B.K. GUPTA Chairman Medicamen Organics Limited; Dr C M Gulhati, Drug Expert; Dr. P. Lal, Former Member, Medical Council of India; Mr. Puneet Gupta, Senior Consultant
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Rx drug prices rising as more generic brands become
 
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The cost of prescription drugs has been on the rise in recent years. So what's behind the uptick and how can people save money?
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Courts weigh in on generic drug delays
 
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Are less-expensive generic drugs being delayed to market by so-called "pay for delay" deals between drug companies? That's the allegation of the Federal Trade Commission, which has made fighting the deals one of its top priorities. NewsHour Weekend correspondent Megan Thompson spoke to Ed Silverman who writes the Pharmalot Blog for the Wall Street Journal, and has covered the pharmaceutical industry for almost 20 years.
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Protest for cheap medicine outside office of  Novartis, which wants generic drugs patented
 
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SHOTLIST 1. Protesters shouting slogans against Swiss drug company Novartis 2. Mid of protesters near the Novartis office headquarters 3. Close of the poster holding sign reading (English) "Novartis: Making a killing in profits" 4. Wide of police stopping the protesters 5. Protesters chanting slogans 6. SOUNDBITE (English) Eldred Tellis, Consultant on Drug Abuse and HIV/AIDS Programmes: "If they (Novartis) get their way, we may have no access to any drugs. I mean even common drugs have become very very costly for the common man, and right now they are trying to kill this pharmacy we have in the developing world, Indian generic manufacturers they want out of business because they want to make money. All these multinationals, they don't care about the poor man, they don't care about people getting well." 7. Protesters carrying giant capsule 8. Police and protesters 9. SOUNDBITE (English) Sherry Dubois, field Coordinator - Medecins sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders): "Quit doing the patent laws. Let India provide drugs for the world, like they can. We're putting the drugs for the people above profit." 10. Wide of the protestors outside Novartis office 11. Cutaway of police taking pictures 12. Cutaway of HIV positive patient Ramesh Bhandari 13. SOUNDBITE (Hindi) Ramesh Bhandari , HIV positive patient "We are not able to afford the drugs, as the monthly expenses for the medicines are close to 5-thousand Rupees a month (around 100 US dollars). If we have to spend even more....nowadays our income is not more then 5-thousand Rupees or 6-thousand Rupees (109 US dollars). So what are we going to spend on medicines, and what will we spend on food?" 14. Protesters walking down the street. STORYLINE People living with HIV, rights groups and activists from Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) held a protest outside the Novartis Company's Headquarters in Mumbai on Friday, demanding the right to cheap drugs. The Swiss drugmaker Novartis' six year legal battle against the Indian government, now at India's Supreme Court, may force India to grant patents for generic drugs, making them unaffordable. In a case that could affect India's role as drug provider to the developing world, the Supreme Court will give a verdict on whether the government had the right to deny a patent to Novartis AG for its lifesaving cancer treatment Gleevec. Aid groups say a victory for the company could open the door to patenting dozens of other generic medicines made by India's drug industry and sold to needy nations at far lower costs than those charged by Western drug manufacturers. "All these multinationals, they don't care about the poor man, they don't care about people getting well," said Eldred Tellis, a Consultant on Drug Abuse and HIV/AIDS Programmes. The case, launched soon after India passed its Patent Act in 2005, revolves around a legal provision aimed at preventing companies from seeking patents or extensions based on minor changes to existing treatments - a practice known as "evergreening" that is common in Europe and the United States. The provision has allowed India to reject patents for a range of older drugs for cancer, AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and other illnesses that are made by India's generics industry. It also led to the rejection of Novartis' application for Gleevec, in which it argued a newer, more easily absorbed version qualified for a patent because it was demonstrably more effective. The blockbuster drug keeps chronic myeloid leukemia and some other cancers in remission. Its earlier version was ineligible for an Indian patent because the country gives no protection to drugs invented before 1995. India now makes one-fifth of the world's generics, sending about half abroad. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/38f2930bac94705dcc23fda29ddd8eac Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Generic Medications For Your  Pets
 
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Generic medications are drugs that contain the same active ingredients as the branded drug, but are sold at a lower cost. Generics are very common in human medicine, now making up more than 80% of all prescriptions. In recent years, generic pet medications, including pain relievers, heartworm prevention and even flea and tick protection, have become available. Pet owners may have questions about the effectiveness and safety of these products. But rest assured that generics are regulated just as tightly as brand name medications.
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The Importance  of Quality Management for Generic Drug and API Manufacturers
 
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Warren Perry, GRCP, Compliance Consultant, QUMAS discusses the issues that are facing Generic Pharma companies and API manufacturers that operate outside North America and Europe. Perry also discusses how the FDA GDUFA mandate requires Quality Management systems that include document management and process managment (CAPAs, deviations, complaints, change controls etc.) to be in English in order for submissions to be inspected. To conclude Warren briefly addresses the emerging role of the PIC (Pharmaceutical Inspection Corporation) inspections standard.
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Viagra Goes Generic with Little White Pill
 
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The little blue pill that’s helped millions of men in the bedroom is turning white. Drugmaker Pfizer is launching its own cheaper generic version of Viagra rather than lose sales when its impotence pill gets its first generic competition. (Dec. 6) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Get updates and more Breaking News here: http://smarturl.it/APBreakingNews The Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news from every corner of the world to all media platforms and formats. AP’s commitment to independent, comprehensive journalism has deep roots. Founded in 1846, AP has covered all the major news events of the past 165 years, providing high-quality, informed reporting of everything from wars and elections to championship games and royal weddings. AP is the largest and most trusted source of independent news and information. Today, AP employs the latest technology to collect and distribute content - we have daily uploads covering the latest and breaking news in the world of politics, sport and entertainment. Join us in a conversation about world events, the newsgathering process or whatever aspect of the news universe you find interesting or important. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress http://www.ap.org/ https://plus.google.com/+AP/ https://www.facebook.com/APNews https://twitter.com/AP
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The Real Deal: Generic drug prices
 
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ALBANY -- If you take generic medications, you've likely noticed you're paying more for some of them. Certain drugs have quadrupled in price over the last year. Patients and pharmacists are furious and now lawmakers are looking to do something about it. "Last month, I had to order like 6 different prescriptions and it came to quite a bit," says Arlene Laboy of Sloansville. She recently received a warning from her pharmacist that she was not expecting, "they have told me that some of my medications are going to be increased," she says. Laboy, like millions of others, relies on a number of generic drugs to stay healthy and she's paying a lot more for a few of the same pills she's been taking for years. "It's a sporadic issue, it may be a handful of medications, maybe 15-20 at a time but what is incredible is the percentage of increase in price, something that could be 8 cents is now 9 dollars a pill," says John McDonald, owner of Marra's Pharmacy in Cohoes. A few examples, the price of Doxycycline, an antibiotic used to treat infections went from $20 for a 100-pill bottle in October of 2013 to nearly $2,000 a year later, Albuterol Sulfate, a common asthma treatment shot from $11 per bottle to $434. "There are different reasons, sometimes valid reasons‚there may be a raw material shortage, an FDA inspection may close down a few facilities usually in a foreign country and then there are times there are no valid excuses, we don't get a valid reason," McDonald says. Even if you're not taking any of the impacted medications, you're still paying for them, "we spend 15 cents of every premium dollar just on paying for drugs," says Paul Macielak, the President of the New York State Health Plan Association which represents insurers. And at the moment, he says, there is little oversight on how those prices are set, "pharmaceuticals today is the most profitable sector in healthcare, I mean I think the running profit is around 20%, overall that's more than five times what health plans and hospitals earn in terms of any kind of a margin, so that's something I think warrants somebody looking at," he says. Hearings are being held both on Capitol Hill and in Albany to discuss what can be done to increase transparency of generic drug pricing. "For the most part, generics are very cost effective options, the problem is though when you have these roller coaster episodes, it really wreaks havoc in the market," McDonald says. The Generic Pharmaceutical Association says while there have been some price spikes, they do not reflect the broader U.S. market, which includes 12,000 generic medications. Either way, for Laboy who is on a fixed income, these ups and downs are causing some serious budget issues.
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Generic Drug|Generic Vs Branded drugs|Drug Finder |Online Drug Prices| Health Care Startup India
 
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There is a great misconception on the use of generic and branded drugs. Most people believe that generics are not as effective as branded drugs. Totally false! Generic drug is relatively similar to branded drugs in quality, strength, dosage, safety and mechanism. Still most people buy costly branded pills being unaware of the fact that cheap generic versions of such branded pills are already available in the pharmacy. Mediklik – A Health Care Startup India is here with their vast online drug database where people will get information about the generic composition of your brand-name drugs along with their therapeutic classification, ICD codes, typical uses, doses, contraindications, side-effects and interaction with other drugs. #Aapkahealthbuddy
Generic Drugs, Once a Cheaper Option, Now Causing Sticker Shock6:49
 
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Certain generic prescription drugs have surged in price, and many patients are struggling to pay for them. Certain generic prescription drugs have surged in price, and many patients are struggling to pay for them. Certain generic prescription drugs have surged in price, and many patients are struggling to pay for them. Generic Drugs, Once a Cheaper Option, Now Causing Sticker Shock6:49 Generic Drugs, Once a Cheaper Option, Now Causing Sticker Shock6:49 Generic Drugs, Once a Cheaper Option, Now Causing Sticker Shock6:49
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When will my medicine become available generically?
 
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A short primer on when brand-name medications become available generically. Also, a list of the more commonly-used medications that will become available generically in 2011.
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Pharmaceutical Panel - Generic Drug Expansion
 
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Our Pharmaceutical Panel discusses the increasing number of generic drugs being dispensed in the world today.
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How Patent Manipulation by Drug Companies Endangers Lives
 
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By exploiting the patent system to keep generic drugs off the market, Big Pharma makes lifesaving medicines unaffordable to many in need. Tahir Amin, co-director of the Initiative for Medicines, Access, and Knowledge, explains how it works, and what his group is doing to stop it. Learn more: http://www.opensocietyfoundations.org/topics/access-medicines
Generic version of advanced drug against HIV launched
 
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Kenya has made yet another step forward in managing and combating HIV in the country. The government in partnership with UNITAID has announced the introduction of a new first-line drug for people living with HIV known as DTG, and as NTV's Eunice Omollo reports the drug other than being cheaper, has minimal side effects compared to the ARVs currently in use in the country. Watch more NTV Kenya videos at ntv.co.ke and nation.co.ke. Follow @ntvkenya on Twitter. Like our page on Facebook: NTV Kenya. Follow and Double tap on Instagram: NTV Kenya Join Our Telegram channel: www.telegram.me/NTVNewsRush
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Generics are Powerful Medicine
 
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www.genericsarepowerful.org An 8 Minute video about generic prescription drugs -- explains why they are safe, effective and affordable, and dispels some of the most common myths about generics.
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Generic: The Unbranding of Modern Medicine - Book Trailer
 
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Brand name drugs and their generic counterparts are never identical. In his new book, Generic, medical historian Jeremy Greene M.D. considers how that happened and why it matters.
Kenyans are first in Africa to get generic of latest AIDS drug
 
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Kenya is the first African country to start using a modern generic version of the latest HIV drug that can improve and prolong the lives of tens of thousands of people who suffer severe side effects and resistance to treatments. A generic version of Dolutegravir (DTG), first approved in the United States in 2013, is being given to 20,000 patients in Kenya before being rolled out in Nigeria and Uganda later this year, with the backing of the health agency UNITAID. DTG which was officially launc… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/06/28/kenyans-are-first-in-africa-to-get-generic-of-latest-aids-drug Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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GOVT'S PUSH FOR GENERIC DRUGS
 
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The Medical Council Of India Has Issued A Notice To All Physicians Asking Them To Prescribe Drugs Only By Generic Names. Ashpreet Sethi Has This Report On Hurdles Being Faced In Its Implementation
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Nonprofit generic drug venture could include third of hospital market
 
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A nonprofit generic drug company led by some well-known U.S. hospital systems and the Department of Veterans Affairs is trying to expand the market for inexpensive medicines — fast. The nonprofit aims to fulfill two needs. It wants to produce generic drugs that are in short supply. And it's trying to create more competition for pricey, older off-patent drugs so that they become more affordable. The fast-rising company could soon count one-third of all U.S. hospital operators as its members. Seventy hospital systems have expressed interest in joining the venture since its launch about six weeks ago, said Dan Liljenquist, vice president at Intermountain Healthcare in Utah, one of the lead institutions behind the project, on Monday. The driving force behind the plan is not a typical nonprofit backer but a businessman who adamantly believes in the role of capitalism in health care. Liljenquist, who came up with the idea and ran it by former HHS Secretary Mike Leavitt for his approval, described himself as a conservative Republican — he once mounted a primary challenge to Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) — who wants to "make markets work." But speaking at a Johns Hopkins Carey Business School meeting on drug pricing and access on Monday, he argued that portions of the generic drug space amount to a market failure that capitalist solutions alone can't correct. He pointed to shortages of hundreds of old drugs and instances where old off-patent medicine like Martin Shkreli's Daraprim have no generic competition, leading to huge price spikes. The nonprofit — led by Intermountain with Ascension, SSM Health, Trinity Health and the Department of Veterans Affairs — plans to directly ship to hospitals, bypassing wholesalers and other middlemen to keep costs down. It will also publish product prices. There will be a single market price and justifications for increases driven by higher raw material costs or investments in new manufacturing, similar to how public utilities defend rate adjustments. The nonprofit will be incorporated this summer and should begin operating in the fall, focusing first on the lowest-hanging fruit: off-patent drugs deemed essential medicines by groups like the World Health Organization that are in short supply. If successful, it aims to look at making other medicines like insulin, which has become very expensive for consumers despite being on the market for decades, or the transformative cancer drug Gleevec, which recently went generic but hasn’t seen prices come down very much, Liljenquist said. "We initially thought it would take us five years to get 10 drugs to market, but we're now thinking it will be a lot faster than that," Liljenquist said Monday. Liljenquist has been making the rounds pitching his plan. He met with the full bipartisan staff of the Senate HELP Committee last week, as well as with Hatch, Sens. Mike Lee (R-Utah) and John Thune (R-S.D). and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's offices last week. "We said we don't need anything from you. We just want to make sure FDA rules are applied to use as fairly as anyone else," Liljenquist said. He acknowledged that drugs the venture makes may not be the cheapest on the market, but added the nonprofit will offer health systems the assurance of constant supply. There aren't many incentives for redundancy in the current drug market, Liljenquist said. "We may not be the lowest price on market but will be the lowest price with redundant supply ... like a public utility would be focused on not having rolling blackouts. I think that is something our members will pay for." He also hinted of future partnerships with businesses like Amazon that are looking to disrupt health care. Liljenquist said he had a conversation with a major pharmacy benefits manager about his plan — and they directed him to Amazon and similar companies who have the scale to disrupt the current drug market.
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Generic Drug Awareness Counter Opened At Trade Fair, Delhi
 
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A counter to educate people about generic medicines has been opened by the government at the Trade Fair-2015 being held at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi. For more news from Dilli Aaj Tak Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyyP7tUlQYhYCDmqafg7Rpg
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Generic Viagra Update
 
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Generic Viagra is finally here and I provide some insight on the pricing and a few other tips to save money.
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Generic drug prices on the rise
 
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How to save money on prescriptions.
The Real Deal: Generic Drug Companies Not Li
 
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GLENVILLE -86% of Americans now take generic drugs and while those medications may be cheaper than the name brands, you're unknowingly giving up the ability to sue if you run into any unforeseen complications with the medication. Generic drug makers have to stick close to the name-brand formula and labeling and the Supreme Court has ruled because of those rules, they can't be held liable if something goes wrong. Debbie from Glenville has lasting effects from a drug reaction she suffered following a knee replacement, "I figured I'd come home and everything would be fine," she says but that's not what happened. She and her doctors say a generic pain medication she was taking caused renal failure and by the time she got back to the hospital, she was in serious condition. "At that point, I had 1,177 liters of urine throughout my body‚it was awful, I was so bloated I couldn't bend down to pick anything up, my legs ached, my ankles hurt, I couldn't do the therapy for my knee replacement," she says. After months of recovering, Debbie brought her case to a lawyer, "they said that you can't sue because it's a generic drug‚it took six months of my life away and they just say, "no, you can't do it, you can't sue," she says. Under federal law, generic drug makers are not allowed to change the safety warnings on their labels in response to new risks and side effects until after the name brand maker has done so. And then, the change needs to be approved by the FDA which creates a big window of time when patients may be taking the generic without updated health information. The FDA recently delayed a new rule that would require generic drug makers to independently update warnings after getting major pushback from the industry. The Generic Pharmaceutical Association argues the new rule would increase the prices of generic drugs and open up the generic drug makers to more liability. Debbie says she wouldn't mind paying a little extra for a little more piece of mind, "It was a nightmare and I don't want other people going through it," she says.
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Taking Antidepressants For The First Time
 
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10 “Generic” Product Names You Didn’t Realize Were TRADEMARKS
 
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Check out our New Biography Channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/biographics A trademark usually presents itself in the form of a name, a logo, a design, or a phrase, with the purpose of distinguishing one manufacturer’s products from another. Sometimes, however, when business is really good for a particular brand, or it has a head start over the competition, then that particular brand might just become a proprietary eponym, or generic trademark. This means that if a product develops a substantial market share over the other manufacturers, or it becomes well ingrained into the public consciousness, then its brand could replace the name for the entire industry. →Subscribe for new videos every day! https://www.youtube.com/user/toptenznet?sub_confirmation=1 Help us translate our videos: https://www.youtube.com/timedtext_cs_queue?msg=10&tab=0 - Learn more why you might want to help: https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/6052538 Find more lists at: http://www.toptenz.net Entertaining and educational top 10 lists from TopTenzNet! Subscribe to our Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TopTenz/ Business inquiries to admin@toptenz.net Other TopTenz Videos: Top 10 CRAZY Marketing Decisions by COCA-COLA https://youtu.be/W_QE05iD2h8?list=PLQ4d2-ByGhnJ9wKIVrfv-6wzyiyPn7GfA Top 10 Coca-Cola Myths... That Turned Out To Be TRUE https://youtu.be/TXl5l0fLXwE?list=PLQ4d2-ByGhnJ9wKIVrfv-6wzyiyPn7GfA Text version: http://www.toptenz.net/10-generic-product-names-didnt-realize-trademarks.php Coming up: 10. Dry Ice 9. Band-Aid 8. Frisbee 7. Velcro 6. Aspirin 5. Jet Ski 4. Bubble Wrap 3. Dumpster 2. Mace 1. Heroin Source/Further reading: http://science.howstuffworks.com/innovation/science-questions/question264.htm https://www.thoughtco.com/history-of-the-band-aid-1991345 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/toy-company-wham-o-produces-first-frisbees http://memory-alpha.wikia.com/wiki/Carbon_Creek_(episode) https://www.biography.com/people/george-de-mestral-9271201 http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Ebers_Papyrus https://www.thoughtco.com/history-of-the-jet-ski-1991670 http://io9.gizmodo.com/the-strange-history-of-bubble-wrap-and-why-its-changing-1715657271 http://www.massrlcs.org/history-of-the-dumpster/ http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/forgotten-history-mace-designed-29-year-old-and-reinvented-police-weapon-180953239/ https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2015/jul/08/heroin-use-overdose-deaths-us-prescription-opioids https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2014/02/heroin-addictions-fraught-history/284001/ https://cdn.pixabay.com/photo/2012/04/24/12/11/trademark-39682_960_720.png https://cdn.pixabay.com/photo/2017/01/18/08/15/business-1989130_960_720.jpg https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/5d/Xerox_Phaser_8500.jpg/1280px-Xerox_Phaser_8500.jpg https://cdn.pixabay.com/photo/2013/01/29/01/02/google-76522_960_720.png https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/d7/Pampers_Swaddlers_Size_2_%282508683392%29.jpg https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/91/Tupperware_in_Design_museum_Gent.jpg https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/51/Dry_Ice_Sublimation_2.jpg https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/83/A_cocktail_with_liquid_nitrogen_at_Wikimania_2016.jpg https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3014/2988161958_0fc4336190_b.jpg https://c1.staticflickr.com/8/7741/17490553041_b929b89db0_b.jpg
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Will I become immune to a medication if I take it for too long?
 
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Maya - a mailmyprescriptions.com licensed pharmacist - explains the difference between immunity and resistance. Mailmyprescriptions.com is America’s first mail-order pharmacy to offer direct-from-the-wholesaler, guaranteed low pricing on FDA-approved generic drugs. For more information on how you can save on your generic prescription drugs, visit https://goo.gl/NNAoeA Subscribe for more updates, news, and videos. STAY CONNECTED: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mailmyprescriptions/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mailmyprescriptions/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/mailmyrx LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/mailmyprescriptions.com
The EpiPen Has Been Misclassified As A Generic Drug Since 2009
 
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On Tuesday, Senator Charles Grassley said that the internal watchdog at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services warned the office in charge of federal health insurance programs, that Mylan's Nv EpiPen was improperly classified as a generic drug in 2009. According to Grassley's office, the watchdog office notified the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services about the problematic classification. Last month Mylan said that it intends to pay $465 million to settle with the U.S. Justice Department, over charges of the EpiPen being misclassified as a generic drug, instead a of a branded. http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/Reuters/domesticNews/~3/ilHfskoOFhM/us-senate-mylan-idUSKBN1332F4 http://www.wochit.com This video was produced by YT Wochit News using http://wochit.com
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Dr. N's Generic Drug Factory
 
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The Truth about Neirenberg's love for generic drugs... (DMS)
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11 Generic Manufacturers Approved to Sell Plavix as a Generic - NY Attorney Dan Burke Explains
 
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11 Generic Manufacturers Approved to Sell Plavix as a Generic - NY Attorney Dan Burke explains more at: https://www.yourlawyer.com/defective-drug-attorneys/ Watch as attorney Dan Burke of Parker Waichman discusses how generic versions of the drug Plavix will soon be on the market. Used as a blood thinner, Plavix is a brand name drug that typically costs $200 a month for the prescription. Patients on the drug are being treated and prevented against blood clots. However, this drug has been flagged as being potentially harmful to patients. Patients and doctors are reported adverse effects such as bleeding events. Cases have been reported with patients experiencing bleeding in their lungs, stomach, and brain. So how does this affect the generic form? Well, generic form drugs are not allowed to change how the drug is made only offer it at a cheaper price. Because of this, you cannot go after the company if you are harmed by the drug as they are not responsible for the drug's faults. Sometimes trying to save money on a product does not equal to a good deal. Watch this video now to learn more. If you have additional questions about defective drugs, I want you to call me at (212) 267-6700. I welcome your call. Visit our website where you can view more videos and media content from our law firm. Parker Waichman LLP 59 Maiden Lane 6th Floor New York, NY 10038 (212) 267-6700 https://www.yourlawyer.com/new-york/
Views: 434 Parker Waichman
Generic HIV Medication
 
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Dr. Joe passed along information from Science magazine about a generic HIV medication being developed in Uganda.
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