Persistent drug shortages frustrating U.S. doctors

  • Article by: SABRINA TAVERNISE , New York Times
  • Updated: February 10, 2014 - 9:38 PM

Despite efforts by the Obama administration to ease shortages of critical drugs, shortfalls have persisted, forcing doctors to resort to rationing in some cases or to scramble for alternatives, a government watchdog agency said on Monday. The number of annual drug shortages — both new and continuing ones — nearly tripled from 2007 to 2012.

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deneencFeb. 11, 1411:57 AM

Don't forget the other reason generics are in short supply. The name brand companies will pay to reduce the number of generics produced. They will also shift their production resource to products with higher profit margins.

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