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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.
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

Preclinical data from Teva's COPAXONE study on multiple sclerosis

Preclinical data from Teva's COPAXONE study on multiple sclerosis

Oral laquinimod shows promise against multiple sclerosis

Oral laquinimod shows promise against multiple sclerosis

Viewpoints: 'Killing' Medicaid; medicine for mentally ill; 'outrageous' veto of mammogram bill in Calif.

Viewpoints: 'Killing' Medicaid; medicine for mentally ill; 'outrageous' veto of mammogram bill in Calif.

Teva acquires Cephalon

Teva acquires Cephalon

COPAXONE reduces loss of brain volume in patients with RRMS

COPAXONE reduces loss of brain volume in patients with RRMS

Research roundup: Health disparities; Prescription drug abuse in Medicare Part D; Medicaid's role for HIV patients

Research roundup: Health disparities; Prescription drug abuse in Medicare Part D; Medicaid's role for HIV patients

Drug combo for breast cancer in post-menopausal women shows promise

Drug combo for breast cancer in post-menopausal women shows promise

New York Times examines possible entry into global market of generic drugs for NCDs

New York Times examines possible entry into global market of generic drugs for NCDs

Teva to invest in CDI for development of novel antiviral drugs

Teva to invest in CDI for development of novel antiviral drugs

Synthon announces European approvals for Eplerenone

Synthon announces European approvals for Eplerenone

Top-line results from Teva-Alcobra MG01CI Phase II trial for ADHD

Top-line results from Teva-Alcobra MG01CI Phase II trial for ADHD