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Prices of Generic Drugs Associated with Numbers of Manufacturers

Low-cost generic drugs have improved outcomes in patients while saving the health care system more than $1 trillion in the past decade. However, the prices of some generic drugs, such as captopril (Capoten) and pyrimethamine (Daraprim), have risen substantially in recent years, threatening these gains. Effective competition can ensure low prices of generic drugs, but how much is needed remains an open question.

 

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The New England Journal Of Medicine

n engl j med 377;26 nejm.org December 28, 2017