brand-name drug


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brand-name drug

A drug marketed under a proprietary, trademark-protected name.
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In the current study, the researchers found that physicians who received just one meal, costing less than $20 on average, were up to two times as likely to prescribe the promoted brand-name drugs as physicians who received no meals.
won't sell samples of its brand-name drug Ampyra, which improves multiple sclerosis patients' walking ability.
Many companies who make brand-name drugs also make many of the generic drugs that are their brand-name alternative.
The price disparity between generic and brand-name drugs becomes crucial for Part D participants who fall into the dreaded "doughnut hole" - a $2,850 gap in drug coverage built into the plan to lower its astronomical costs.
After FDA approval, competitive drug companies can only sell generic versions after the usual 20-year patent on the brand-name drug has expired.
In addition, the law rewards exclusivity for a first generic version of a brand-name drug, thereby encouraging generic firms to challenge innovator patents.
In a move announced by the White House itself, the FDA is changing its regulations in an effort to speed up the introduction of generic versions of brand-name drugs.
The new site allows prescription drug plan participants to make side-by-side comparisons among prescription drugs and compare out-of-pocket costs between generics, brand-name drugs and preferred brand-name drugs.
Identical active ingredients as the brand-name drug.
If the brand-name drug maker's patent is ruled invalid or not infringed, the generic manufacturer that challenged the patent gets exclusive marketing rights for 130 days.
Empirical evidence confirms that discounts tend to be higher when a brand-name drug faces competition from several similar brand-name competitors or from a generic copy.
If your doctor writes on the prescription form that a specific brand-name drug is required, your pharmacist must fill the prescription as written.