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Tokyo Pharmaceutical Association Establishes Generic Drug Comparison Website

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

The Tokyo Pharmaceutical Association July 2 established a new website for member pharmacies and pharmacists to compare branded and generic drugs. The database lists about 20,000 branded and generic drugs and offers comparisons in terms of price and efficacy. To ease concerns over the stable supply of generic drugs, the new site also lists average delivery time from wholesalers. Accessible from the main TPA website, the site also aims to address confusion over various generic drugs and difficulty in choosing the best one, and to promote one-stop access to generic drug information. (Click here for more - Japanese language



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