- Long-term data not needed for depression drugs: panel (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
Drug manufacturers seeking U.S. approval for drugs to treat major depression should not be required to first provide data on how well they work long-term, a Food and Drug Administration advisory panel said unanimously on Tuesday.
- Generic drugs could have saved us $20B (USA Today)
Consumers, their employers and health plans in the commercial market could have saved more than $20 billion last year through increased use of generic drugs, according to a new report by Express Scripts Inc., a pharmacy benefit manager.
- Canada to increase antiviral stockpile with more Tamiflu, other drugs (Canadian Press via Yahoo! News)
OTTAWA (CP) – Canada will be increasing its stockpile of antiviral drugs to protect against a possible flu pandemic, with additional purchases of Tamiflu and new purchases of the drug Relenza, the country’s chief medical officer of health said Tuesday.
- Generic Drugs Could Save Americans Billions (HealthDay via Yahoo! News)
TUESDAY, Oct. 25 (HealthDay News) — By using generic drugs, American consumers could have saved $20 billion in 2004, and even more could be saved in 2005 and future years, says a report released Tuesday by Express Scripts Inc.
- Generic Drugs Could Have Saved $20 Billion in Health Care Co (Fox News)
Consumers could have saved more than $20 billion last year through use of generic drugs, according to a new report.
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