Generics influx drags prescription drug trend to seven-year low

Butler, Kelley M.
August 2006
Employee Benefit News;Aug2006, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p44
Reports on the findings of a study conducted by Medco Health Solutions on the effect of generic drugs on the sales of prescription drugs in the U.S. in 2005. Influence of generic drugs and consumer skepticism regarding drug safety on drug spending; Generics that increased drug spending; Views of physicians on the safety of the drugs they prescribe.


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