Determinants of generic drug substitution in Switzerland

Abstract

BACKGROUND Since generic drugs have the same therapeutic effect as the original formulation but at generally lower costs, their use should be more heavily promoted. However, a considerable number of barriers to their wider use have been observed in many countries. The present study examines the influence of patients, physicians and certain characteristics… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1472-6963-11-17

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