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Generic Drugs are official nonbrand names by which medicines are known. Generic names usually refer to the chemical name of the drug.
FDA lays guidelines for “biosimilar” biotech drugs

FDA lays guidelines for “biosimilar” biotech drugs

Viewpoints: Komen's retreat; Romney's selected support of Medicare cuts; Heritage refuses blame for individual mandate

Viewpoints: Komen's retreat; Romney's selected support of Medicare cuts; Heritage refuses blame for individual mandate

MTR technique indicates that COPAXONE therapy results in tissue repair in RRMS patients

MTR technique indicates that COPAXONE therapy results in tissue repair in RRMS patients

J&J will not join Medicines Patent Pool; Company's pharma head says mechanism could 'cause disaster'

J&J will not join Medicines Patent Pool; Company's pharma head says mechanism could 'cause disaster'

Similar sounding drug names should come with warnings

Similar sounding drug names should come with warnings

Amgen and Watson to collaborate on biosimilar anti-cancer drugs

Amgen and Watson to collaborate on biosimilar anti-cancer drugs

FDA approves modernized labeling for ViroPharma's Vancocin Capsules

FDA approves modernized labeling for ViroPharma's Vancocin Capsules

Hi-Tech Pharmacal second quarter net sales increase 27% to 56,875,000

Hi-Tech Pharmacal second quarter net sales increase 27% to 56,875,000

Researchers identify cancer cell mitochondria as 'Achilles' heel' of tumor growth

Researchers identify cancer cell mitochondria as 'Achilles' heel' of tumor growth

Ranbaxy and Teva announce generic Lipitor agreement

Ranbaxy and Teva announce generic Lipitor agreement

Pfizer backs its highest grosser Lipitor

Pfizer backs its highest grosser Lipitor

Groups push for legislation to encourage Medicaid programs to use generic drugs

Groups push for legislation to encourage Medicaid programs to use generic drugs

Changing priorities for major generic drug producers could lead to rising drug prices in developing countries

Changing priorities for major generic drug producers could lead to rising drug prices in developing countries

A prescription for prevention

A prescription for prevention

Viewpoints: GOP intransigence on super committee; taxing health benefits would backfire; the need for care in defining essential benefits

Viewpoints: GOP intransigence on super committee; taxing health benefits would backfire; the need for care in defining essential benefits

Prescription drug shortages: Endocrine Society calls for mandatory reporting by manufacturers

Prescription drug shortages: Endocrine Society calls for mandatory reporting by manufacturers

Teva third quarter net sales increase 2% to $4.34 billion

Teva third quarter net sales increase 2% to $4.34 billion

Viewpoints: Super committee clock is ticking; replacing CLASS; 'personhood' amendment in Miss.

Viewpoints: Super committee clock is ticking; replacing CLASS; 'personhood' amendment in Miss.

Teva reports data from QNASL studies on seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis

Teva reports data from QNASL studies on seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis

Researchers announce new method to build important heparin drug

Researchers announce new method to build important heparin drug