n Cardiovascular Journal of South Africa - Generic anti-arrhythmic drugs : letter to the editor
|Article Title||Generic anti-arrhythmic drugs : letter to the editor|
|© Publisher:||Clinics Cardive Publishing|
|Journal||Cardiovascular Journal of South Africa|
|Publication Date||May 2002|
Extracted from text ... Letters to the Editor 131 To the Editor: There is currently a concerted move towards the use of generic medications. Health providers both public and private see the potential saving in using generic equivalents as an important way of reducing medical costs, although the purchase of drugs is but one component of these high costs (and pales in comparison with administrative costs of health providers). By and large the medical profession has welcomed the principal of generic medications. There are, of course, a number of important caveats: are safety and efficacy the same? are dosage ..
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