As the Indian government contemplates enacting generic name-based prescriptions, it is important to understand the pros and cons of such regulation. This article points out various advantages associated with such changes in doctor behaviour, while pointing out potential issues with it. It argues that while the prices of older drugs might come down because of the new regulation, other issues pertaining to quality might arise.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Economic and Political Weekly|
|Publication status||Published - 2013 Oct 12|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Sociology and Political Science
- Economics, Econometrics and Finance(all)
- Political Science and International Relations