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fda to start naming names of pharma companies blocking cheaper generics

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fda to start naming names of pharma companies blocking cheaper generics

enlarge/ dr. scott gottlieb, commissioner of the food and drug administration, ready to name and shame.getty | drew angerershare this storythe food and drug administration plans this week to effectively begin publicly shaming brand-name drug companies that stand in the way of competitors trying to develop cheaper generic drugs.fda commissioner scott gottlieb told reporters on monday and tuesday that the agency will unveil a website on thursday, may 17 that names names of such companies. more specifically, the website will publicly reveal the identity of 50 branded drugs and their makers that have blocked generic development. the website will also be updated “on a continuous basis” to list additional names.in fielding questions from rep...