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FDA seeks faster warning updates for generic drugs

  WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is seeking a rule change to allow generic drugmakers to quickly update their warning labels with new safety information for doctors and patients. Current regulations require […]

11/08/2013

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Senators push for quicker generic drug access

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two senators want to do away with the agreements that pharmaceutical companies make with one another to keep lower-priced generic copies of brand-name drugs off the market. Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar of […]

07/23/2013

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Study: Wiser medication use could cut health costs

  TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — If doctors and patients used prescription drugs more wisely, they could save the U.S. health care system at least $213 billion a year, by reducing medication overuse, underuse and other […]

06/19/2013

Defective generic pill revives quality concerns

WASHINGTON (AP) – More Americans than ever are taking generic drugs, as blockbuster medicines like Plavix and Lipitor become available in low-cost versions. But the government’s revelation this week that it mistakenly approved a defective […]

10/04/2012

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