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Several Pharmas Get Approval To Make Generic Plavix
2012-05-19 04:23:46

The popular blood thinning drug known as Plavix that sells for about $200 for a one month supply is about to go generic, dropping the price by as much 75 percent, and giving those who take the drug to reduce their risk of stroke and heart attack a little less stress at the checkout counter. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) just approved Plavix to be manufactured generically by seven companies in the standard 75mg dosage. Those companies are: Apotex Corp., Aurobindo Pharma, Mylan...


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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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