Lots of Generic of Drugs are Made Overseas– But Foreign Manufacturers Aren't Regulated the Same as Those in the U.S.

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 undefined

  • 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.

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