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Latest Automatic Generic Substitution Stories

2013-07-01 11:24:13

Elderly cardiac patients prescribed heart medications for 60 days or more after leaving hospital have four times the odds of adhering to the drug regime than patients prescribed the same medications for 30 days.

Patients Stop Using Drugs When Color, Shape Of Pill Changes
2013-01-02 06:38:41

Nearly 70 percent of the medications prescribed to patients come in the form of generic prescriptions. However, even though these off-brand drugs are chemically equivalent to their brand-name counterparts, most differ physically (different shapes and colors).

2013-01-01 10:49:10

Generic medications currently account for over 70 percent of prescriptions dispensed.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.