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Quality, Safety and Efficacy of Generic Medicines used for Diabetes and Hypertension: A Review of the Literature

@inproceedings{Malik2019QualitySA,
  title={Quality, Safety and Efficacy of Generic Medicines used for Diabetes and Hypertension: A Review of the Literature},
  author={Madeeha Malik and Azhar Hussain and Sabiha Khan and Ayisha Hashmi},
  year={2019}
}
World Health Organization (WHO) defines the term ‘generic drug’ or ‘generic medicine’ as a pharmaceutical product that is usually intended to be interchangeable with an innovator product, is manufactured without a license from the innovator company and is marketed after the expiry date of the patent or other exclusive rights. Introduction of generic medicines can play a crucial role in the effective distribution of financial resources for pharmaceutical medicines. The use of increased amount of… 

Quality, Safety and Efficacy of Generic Medicines used for Diabetes and Hypertension: A Review of the Literature

TLDR
The use of increased amount of generic drugs and the major differences between prices of generic and branded originator medicines have resulted in savings in healthcare costs.

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