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Product hopping in the drug industry — lessons from Albuterol

Wouters, Olivier J. ORCID: 0000-0002-2514-476X, Feldman, William B. and Tu, S. Sean (2022) Product hopping in the drug industry — lessons from Albuterol. New England Journal of Medicine, 387 (13). 1153 - 1156. ISSN 0028-4793

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Identification Number: 10.1056/NEJMp2208613


Product hops to albuterol inhalers containing hydrofluoroalkane rather than chlorofluorocarbons cost payers and patients billions of dollars. Without patent and regulatory reform, this pattern is likely to be repeated.

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Additional Information: © 2022 Massachusetts Medical Society.
Divisions: Health Policy
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
R Medicine > RM Therapeutics. Pharmacology
Date Deposited: 14 Oct 2022 09:09
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2024 03:30

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