- Avoid Prescription Mix-Ups. Potera, Carol // Arthritis Today;Sep/Oct99, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p14
Discusses the consequences of drug name mix-ups. Information on the mix-ups between the drugs Celexa and Cerebyx; Actions being taken to weed out similarities in names.
- Generic prescribing and the drug industry. Cowhig, J.; Barrie, G.J.; Dickinson, J. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);3/27/1982, Vol. 284 Issue 6320, p919
Focuses on the issues concerning generic prescribing among general practitioners in Great Britain. Effect of hospital drug formularies and antibiotic policies on prescription freedom; Campaign of the British Pharmaceutical Industry against generics; Issue on the variable quality of generics.
- The risks of generic prescribing. Lancelot, Chris // GP: General Practitioner;7/8/2002, p19
Discusses the risk of generic prescribing in medical care in Great Britain. Reasons for the lack of official acknowledgement of hidden risks in generic prescription; Circumstances when risks arise in generic prescribing; Information about generic repeat prescribing.
- Clinical: Generic substitution. // GP: General Practitioner;9/24/2010, p46
The article presents an answer to a question related to the prescription of generic drugs.
- Generic Drugs' Star Will Continue Its Ascent. Coopman, Robert // Chain Drug Review;9/27/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 16, p59
The article reports on the rapid growth of generic drugs' prescriptions in the U.S. from 25% in 1987 to 65% in 2010.
- Generics now make up over 75% of all NHS prescriptions. // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;Aug2014, Vol. 709 Issue 1, p10
The article reports that generic drugs prescriptions accounted for more than 75 percent of all National Health Service (NHS) prescriptions in 2013 in Great Britain.
- Health scare. Jason, Gary // Liberty (08941408);Sep2010, Vol. 24 Issue 8, p11
The author describes measures being taken by Canada's government to resolve its socialized healthcare problems including reducing the amount paid for generic drugs, a move to fee-for-procedure reimbursements and a plan to implement a flat health tax, and speculates that the U.S. will experience...
- Drugs to be swapped by pharmacists. Moberly, Tom // GP: General Practitioner;1/15/2010, p3
The article reports that under part of government proposals in Great Britain, general practitioners (GPs) may be allowed to switch prescriptions for 37 branded drugs included on the Department of Health's (DoH) shortlist to generic alternatives. It is stated that any prescription to opt it out...
- Charity calls for generic substitution exemptions. Moberly, Tom // GP: General Practitioner;2/19/2010, p17
The article reports that the charity National Epilepsy Society has shown its concern over generic substitution exemptions. The charity says that generic substitution plans should include measures to allow medicines to be permanently excluded from being switched by pharmacists. John Duncan, the...