Saturday, June 18, 2005

Study finds seniors pay more for generic drugs than in U.S., less for brand names

From the Canadian Press:
A report from the Fraser Institute think-tank says senior citizens face higher prices for generic drugs but lower prices for brand-name drugs in Canada than in the United States.

"Canadian seniors pay 64 per cent more, on average, than American seniors for generic versions of drugs that are among the most recommended by physicians for patients aged 65 years and older," the free-market institute said Thursday. ...more

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