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Generic Vs Branded Drugs: Some Solutions
Voice of The Reader

Generic Vs Branded Drugs: Some Solutions

Sir, After having gone through various arguments for and against generic and branded drugs, I had to enter the field with my opinion in this regard. It has been made out through these letters that doctors would never like to prescribe generic drugs and they are making a living out of the mercy of pharmaceuticals…

Generic Drug Vs Branded: A case for generic drugs
Voice of The Reader

Generic Drug Vs Branded: A case for generic drugs

Sir, The articles about generic medicines written by N.K.A. Ballal and Dr. Javeed Nayeem (SOM dated May 18, 19 & 26) made an interesting but sad reading. Both have taken a lot of trouble to explain the genesis of generic medicines and both have succeeded in their missions in labelling generic medicines as something that…

Generic Drugs: The Murkier Side
Columns, Over A Cup of Evening Tea

Generic Drugs: The Murkier Side

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD Last week, I explained the difference between branded and generic drugs and also told you why most doctors prescribe branded drugs exclusively although they may be considerably more expensive than the latter. Today in our country most branded drugs are manufactured by very reputed companies and because their very…

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