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Some pharmacists feel that they can make generic substitutions or changes to instructions where this is unauthorised, thinking these actions have no consequence – but that’s not the case In …

The ACCC has announced that it will not oppose the merger of generics companies Arrow and Apotex Once combined, the two companies would supply around half the market for generic …

Researchers have found public perception bias may lead to more frequent reporting of adverse events for generics A US study has explored whether adverse event reporting patterns are similar between …

The ACTU has attacked the government over the revived TPP, claiming it would drive up drug prices ACTU president Ged Kearney says that the Trans Pacific Partnership, which is set …

Time for costly medicine monopolies to go from TPP trade talks Belinda Townsend, Australian National University; Deborah Gleeson, La Trobe University; Hazel Moir, Australian National University; Joel Lexchin, University of …

Several options in the King Review Interim Report, if ever implemented, could put community pharmacy at risk, says the Guild The Guild says that from the time of the Review’s …

A plan to push GPs to prescribe generics has been flagged ahead of the Federal Budget On the ABC’s 7.30 program Monday, reporter Andrew Probyn investigated possible changes to prescribing …

The SHPA has welcomed the Grattan Institute report’s recommendations on price disclosure The Institute’s conclusion that Australian Government policies have not gone far enough or fast enough to reduce the …

Around 60 generic medicines have been granted price increases this month, including a 133% increase for a common antibiotic Through the Generic Medicines Working Group, the Generic and Biosimilar Medicines Association …

We take a look at the week in pharmacy news around the world US: Following controversy over the skyrocketing price in the US of Mylan’s EpiPen, the company has stated …

Initial claims have been dismissed, but there is an opportunity to make further submissions on both sides GlaxoSmithKline’s legal proceeding against Apotex and Generic Partners over its paracetamol products has …

The 2016 Budget confirms the significant ongoing PBS savings provided by generic medicines, and signals the government’s intent to streamline medicine regulation processes, says GBMA. The absence of further PBS …