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Generic

Describes the characteristics and/or experience of the total universe of a coupon of MBS sector type; that is, in contrast to a specific pool or collateral group, as in a specific CMO issue.

Generic

Describing a product without a famous brand name. Generic products are basically the same as brand products but are generally less expensive.

generic

a term that is used to identify a PRODUCT or product class as a whole (for example, ‘cigarettes’) rather than an individual supplier's BRAND of the product (for example, ‘Marlboro’ cigarettes).
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took the lead to end the increasingly common practice whereby brand name pharmaceutical companies paid their would-be generic competitors to delay the introduction of lower cost generic drugs to the market.
Sam Di-Giacomo, director of Cottman Australia and Advance Healthcare, said: "We currently do not distribute generic versions of the five chemotherapy drugs so our Genepharm collaboration is a big positive for both businesses.
3) It is likely to call for different ways to re-test and re-approve generic medicines already accepted by the World Health Organization and in widespread use in the field.
The generic entry faces a major challenge in the "bundling of products" offered to the distribution channel.
Consumer advocates welcomed the health plans' move, touting the program's effort to promote generic medications.
Although Canadians in most provinces pay more for generic drugs than their counterparts in other countries, those living in Saskatchewan and Alberta have a bit of a break.
lawmakers have responded by drafting legislation that would speed approvals for generic drug makers in the United States while allowing pharmacists to "re-import" U.
For every percentage point of its members that have switched to Lovastatin, a generic cholesterol-lowering drug, the company saves around $300,000 a year.
The meeting in Paris that Asia Russell and I just attended was a planning session for the Burkina Faso meeting, which will be called the Summit on Generics.
Impending patent expiries, increasing competition and changes in legislation: where will generics go from 2009 onwards?
The greatest number of generic entrants was associated with the highest value branded products (with pre-generic quarterly sales in excess of $600m) in the data-set under analysis, with this group showing an average of 14 and 19 competitors at 1 and 2 years post generics launch.

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