Five-Year Prescription: Dozens of Drugs Go Generic

Americans spend $275 billion a year on prescription medications and most of that is on expensive, brand name drugs. But in the next five years, 63 of the most popular drugs will be available in a generic version, as patents on some of the most popular medications are set to expire and bring big savings to consumers. "There's a tidal wave of generic drugs … and we are just in the beginning of that tidal wave," said Laizer Kornwasser of Medco Health Solutions. Generic alternatives are on...Full Story
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