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Why Aren’t There More Generic Drugs?

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Generic drugs are money savers. In fact the government has found that utilizing generic drugs would have translated into $ 265 billion worth of consumer savings in 2017. The question is why aren’t there more generic drugs available.First of all the manufacturer of a generic must show that’s drug is bio… Read More »

Anti-Epileptic Drugs in Reproductive eAge Women: Valproic Acid and Topiramate Common

There have long been concerns regarding the safety of the anticonvulsant valproic acid (Depakote) during pregnancy.  Back in 2009, the American Academy of Neurology and American Epilepsy Society recommended against the use of valproic acid in women of childbearing age because of the various risks associated with prenatal exposure, citing significantly increased risk of congenital… Read More »