Why Is There No Generic Insulin? Historical Origins of a Modern Problem.
N Engl J Med. 2015 Mar 19;372(12):1171-1175
Authors: Greene JA, Riggs KR
Six million U.S. patients with diabetes take insulin, which was discovered in 1921 - yet is available only in brand-name forms. The reasons why an agent discovered almost 100 years ago is still unavailable as a low-priced generic have implications for policy and practice.
PMID: 25785977 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]