generic drug

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when the patent protection for a brand-name drug expires generic versions of the drug can be offered for sale if the FDA agrees

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Although one out of every two prescriptions is filled with a generic drug, generics account for less than 8% of total pharmaceutical expenditures, according to data from IMS Health Inc.