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oa Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia - So what's wrong with generics anyway? : guest editorial

Volume 15, Issue 5
  • ISSN : 2220-1181

 

Abstract

In the context of our current economic climate, more and more pressure is being put on us to use generics, as a means of cost containment. One can, of course debate at length who benefits from this cost containment. Nevertheless, in the interests of being the advocates for our patients it behoves us to explore generics as an option.


Generic substitution is the interchangeable use of different brands of chemically equivalent medications i.e. those which contain the same active pharmaceutical ingredients and have the same quantities thereof in the same pharmaceutical dosage form, or as they are more commonly named, "generics".

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2009-10-01
2016-12-10

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