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# generic-drugs - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Generic drugs are more expensive in Ireland than the EU
# Drugs
# Drugs

Generic drugs are more expensive in Ireland than the EU

Jun 27th 2013, 8:52 PM 9,714 Views 50 Comments

Although we are taking more generic drugs, it had not led to any savings for the State or the cash-paying patient.

Poll: Do you request generic drugs?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Do you request generic drugs?

Jun 27th 2013, 10:12 AM 6,886 Views 68 Comments

A new report has said that Irish people and the Irish State are not saving as much as they should by using generic drugs.

# generic-drugs - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Irish drug prices 'now matching European average' - drugs firms
# Drug Prices
# Drug Prices

Irish drug prices 'now matching European average' - drugs firms

Jun 20th 2013, 6:45 AM 4,978 Views 32 Comments

Market research commissioned by pharmaceuticals firms suggests its members’ medicines match an average European price.

# generic-drugs - Thursday 9 May, 2013

Epilepsy Ireland 'extremely frustrated' about drug substitution
# Anti-epileptic Drugs
# Anti-epileptic Drugs

Epilepsy Ireland 'extremely frustrated' about drug substitution

May 9th 2013, 7:22 PM 9,262 Views 37 Comments

The group believe generic versions of anti-epileptic drugs could lead to “breakthrough seizures”.

# generic-drugs - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

Oireachtas agenda: Generic drugs and insurance for flood victims
# Leinster House
# Leinster House

Oireachtas agenda: Generic drugs and insurance for flood victims

Mar 19th 2013, 10:08 AM 2,818 Views 5 Comments

It’s a light day in the Oireachtas today, with only two committee meetings being held.

# generic-drugs - Monday 4 March, 2013

Head of HSE drug-buying programme: 'It's difficult to defend current prices'
# Pharmaceuticals
# Pharmaceuticals

Head of HSE drug-buying programme: 'It's difficult to defend current prices'

Mar 4th 2013, 11:16 AM 6,142 Views 30 Comments

Michael Barry of the National Medicines Management Programme says draft laws will make generic drugs cheaper.

# generic-drugs - Monday 17 December, 2012

Oireachtas agenda: Dáil to debate abortion report and generic drugs
# Leinster House
# Leinster House

Oireachtas agenda: Dáil to debate abortion report and generic drugs

Dec 17th 2012, 9:58 AM 2,394 Views 11 Comments

TDs will discuss the Expert Group report on the A, B and C ruling, and legislation hoping to make pharmacies cheaper.

# generic-drugs - Monday 15 October, 2012

Minister Reilly announces 'landmark' €400 million drug deal
# Health
# Health

Minister Reilly announces 'landmark' €400 million drug deal

Oct 15th 2012, 12:40 PM 8,998 Views 40 Comments

The Health Minister congratulated all parties involved in the intense negotiations.

# generic-drugs - Monday 16 July, 2012

New Bill will let chemists substitute cheaper generic drugs for more expensive ones
# Drugs
# Drugs

New Bill will let chemists substitute cheaper generic drugs for more expensive ones

Jul 16th 2012, 4:31 PM 7,503 Views 33 Comments

The new Health (Pricing and Supply of Medical Goods) Bill 2012 could mean cheaper trips to the pharmacy.

# generic-drugs - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

Pharmaceuticals should be much cheaper - ESRI
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

Pharmaceuticals should be much cheaper - ESRI

Jan 24th 2012, 9:40 AM 1,461 Views 25 Comments

In a major new report, the Economic and Social Research Institute suggests pharmacies should display their prices in-store and offer more generic drugs.