Lots of Generic of Drugs are Made Overseas– But Foreign Manufacturers Aren't Regulated the Same as Those in the U.S.
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 1243 , Segment 3
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- Jan 14, 2020 9:00 pm
- 22:49 mins
Guest: C. Michael White, PharmD, Professor and Head of the Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of Connecticut The vast majority of medicines prescribed by doctors in the US are generic drugs. I know I’m always glad when there’s a generic option, because it’s so much cheaper. But generic drugs – or their components - are also very likely to have been made in overseas factories not held to the same standards as US manufacturers.