Generic Vs Namebrand Drugs

  • Drugs

    Illegal Drugs Kara Easler COM/220 July 11, 2012 Barbara Plyler Illegal Drugs is something you hear in the news on a daily basis. You hear about how some should be legal and how they should not be legalized. They are either talking about Marijuana, Cocaine or the number of illegal drugs that are out there in the world. Illegal Drugs affect everybody from young kids to grown up adults. Sometimes we see it ruin families and lives of people we care for. This essay is going to go over why

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  • Drugs

    Drugs A Term Paper Presented to: Mrs. Nora H. Cubal Mati School of Arts and Trades City of Mati, Davao Oriental In Partial Fulfillment Of the Requirements in English IV Presented by: Niño F. Sugaan IV-Zamora S.Y. 2012-2013 Table of Contents I- Introduction A. Statement of the Problem B. Significance of the Study C. Definition of Terms II- Discussion A. What is Drugs? B. Reasons why there are drug addicts C. How drug affects

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  • Pharmaceutical Drugs and Drug Companies

    : It depends on how you look at it, some people conceder drug companies to be monopolistically competitive but I think it is an oligopoly. Oligopoly is a market structure with significant barriers of entry and exit, many consumers and few firms. With a close look of the drug business you will realize that is it has all the characteristics of an oligopoly started above. Because of the fewer number of firms there is always

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  • Drug Study

    DRUG STUDY Prescribed and Recommended Dosage, Frequency, and route of Administration ; tab OD, oral Generic Name Brand Name Classifications Mechanism of Action Indication Contraindication Adverse Reaction Nursing Responsiblities Sodium Bicarbonate Arm & Hammer Baking Soda, Neut, Soda Mint Acidifiers and alkalinizing Restores buffering capacity of the body and utilizes excess acid. >cardiac arrest >metabolic acidosis >systemic or urinary alkalinization >antacid >Contraindicated

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  • Generic Food Today

    Erin Novosad | Generic Foods Today | Composition 1 EN 1320 | mom [Pick the date] | Generic foods today We all enjoy a great meal, who doesn't like to eat? Half of what we see on Television is food related, i.e. "Food Porn". Whether you go out, or make something at home you are wanting the best for your buck. It had better be good. Generic foods or, private-label foods help us to endure the crunch while still enjoying lunch, breakfast and dinner. Consumers have cut back sharply

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  • Drugs

    English presentation about drugs in common and special drugs Drugs in common: What are drugs ? A drug is any chemical you take that affects the way your body works. Alcohol, caffeine, aspirin and nicotine are all drugs. A drug must be able to pass from your body into your brain. Once inside your brain, drugs can change the messages your brain cells are sending to each other, and to the rest of your body. They do this by interfering with your brain's own chemical signals: neurotransmitters

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  • Generic Transformation

    Formative Assessment 1 (Generic Transformations 2008 paper) Q1B) The Rape of the Lock, written by Pope in response to a feud between two friends about the theft of a lock of hair, is revolutionary in its evolution of the comic satire genre into the field of epic poetry. Pope, an avid student of the Greek epics (he produced his own translations of some that provided much of his income during his life), takes the basic skeleton of an epic: its structure, critical content and even linguistic points;

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  • Drug Store Eye Shadow vs. Department Store Eyeshadow

    should compare quality, volume and pricing. Many make gurus have endorsed higher end and higher priced products but, quality eye shadow does not need to come with a high price-tag; this is shown by comparing key elements between department store and drug store eye shadows. Entering the cosmetics area of a Macy’s Department store can be a bit overwhelming to the fledgling shopper. For someone who has never experienced this it can be a bit like Alice tumbling down the rabbit hole. The first thing

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  • Drugs

    Christianity point of view. b) Law of the land. DRUG AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE. INTRODUCTION. DEFINITION. Drug. 1) A drug is any chemical you take that affects the way your body works. Example: alcohol, caffeine, aspirin, nicotine etc. 2) A drug is a substance which may have medicinal, intoxicating performance when taken by a human body. Drug abuse. 1) It is the use of illegal drugs, the misuse of prescription or over-the-counter drugs for at least a year with negative consequences.

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  • Drug Treament vs Sober Facility

    What is The Difference Between Drug Treatment and a Sober Living Facility? Addiction problems can be quite difficult to deal with, especially since there are so many reasons, emotions, and factors that affect you or a loved one. But, did you know that the right option for recovery can help you out later on? You can get that kick start to a whole new life if you choose the proper method of getting sober. Popular methods of drug addiction recovery are drug treatment and the sober living facility

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  • Drugs

    number of problems. We face many different problems from ocean to ocean, but the problem that causes the most problems these days are drugs. With drugs come many different problems. Drugs cause bad decision making, committing crime, and gets people very addicted to bad habits. Drugs in the present day are causing people to make bad choices and bad decisions. Drugs aren’t necessarily making people do things that aren’t right, but make it so that people don’t think straight. When people don’t think

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  • Generic vs Namebrand Drugs

    Generic drugs are copies of brand-name drugs that have exactly the same dosage, intended use, effects, sideeffects, and route of administration, risks, safety, and strength as the original drug. In other words, their pharmacological effects are exactly the same as those of their brand-name counterparts. Many people become concerned because generic drugs are often substantially cheaper than the brand-name versions. They wonder if the quality and effectiveness have been compromised to make

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  • Drug Study

    Drug Order | Mechanism of action | Indication | Adverse Reaction | Contraindication | Nursing Consideration | Generic Name: Methergine Brand Name: Methylergonovine Maleate Classification: Oxytocic, Lactation stimulants |  Methylergonovine, like other ergot alkaloids, produces arterial vasoconstriction by stimulation of alpha-adrenergic and serotonin receptors and inhibition of endothelial-derived relaxation factor release. It is a less potent vasoconstrictor than ergotamine. | This medication

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  • A Generic Wan

    A generic wide area network uses the following components: Component | Description | WAN cloud | The WAN cloud is the collection of equipment that makes up the WAN network. The WAN cloud is owned and maintained by large telecommunications companies. It is represented as a cloud because the physical structure varies, and different networks with common connection points may overlap. Few people thoroughly understand where data goes as it is switched through the "cloud." What is important is that

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  • Drugs

    Drug Trafficking Global Issues in Context Online Collection, 2014. [pic] [pic] Drug trafficking refers to the international black market trade of illegal drugs. While some drugs are produced and sold locally, the cultivation and manufacture of some illicit drugs occurs in only a few locations around the world. Most of the world's supply of cocaine comes from Central and South America and most opiates are cultivated in Central, Southeast, and Southwest Asia. A chain of drug cartels ships drugs

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  • Generic Strategies

    Leadership Strategy Agenda • What is Cost Leadership? • Businesses Reaping the Benefits • Examples of Successful Initiatives • New ways of Looking at Costs • Seeking Opportunity 2 What is Cost Leadership? Michael Porter identifies three generic business strategies: 3 What is Cost Leadership? Cost Leadership, is based on being the lowest cost producer in an industry, for a certain quality of product. To achieve it companies must: • • • • Improve process efficiencies Gain unique

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  • Drugs

    11/15/2014 Drugs Campaign - Information for youth - How drug use can impact your life YOUTH Youth Making choices Avoiding situations Impacts of drugs Supporting friends How drug use can impact your life Making an informed decision When making a decision about whether to take drugs it is important for you to know the facts about the drug you choose, and understand the risks related to taking that drug. Feeling confused about whether or not taking drugs is the right choice for you is not

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  • Generics

    Prices soar on generics Some low-cost generic drugs that have helped restrain health care costs for decades are seeing unexpected price spikes of up to 8,000 per cent, prompting a backlash from patients, pharmacists and now Washington lawmakers. A Senate panel met Thursday to scrutinize the recent, unexpected trend among generic medicines, which usually cost 30 to 80 per cent less than their branded counterparts. Experts said there are multiple, often unrelated, forces behind the price hikes

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  • Psychotropic Drugs - Rn Nursing

    1 NUR 201 DRUG CARD Student: ________________________ Generic Name: Bupropion hydrobromide________ Trade Name(s): Wellbutrin, Aplenzin, Zyban_ Classification: Antidepressant – atypical (heterocyclic), Aminoketone_____________________________ Administration Routes: PO _√_ SQ ___ IM ___ IV ___ Transdermal ____ Ophth_____ Action: Mechanism of action is not known; the drug does not inhibit MAO, and it only weakly blocks neuronal uptake of epinephrine, serotonin, and dopamine. However, its action is

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  • Drugs

    Janaki Patel Club Drugs Club drugs are becoming more abundant in society nowadays and readily available almost everywhere you go whether it is on the streets of a hustling bustling city like New York, a suburb like Princeton, or schools like Harvard. Not just club drugs, but all kinds of drugs are readily available, but right now club drugs are on the rise statistically. A recent survey shows approximately “37.1% of 12th graders, 24.8% of 10th graders, and

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  • Drug

    As one prescription drug abuser in his early 20’s explained: Once people (pill brokers) know you take them prescription opioids, they’ll start calling you. “Oh, it’s this time of the month.” Then they wait for that person to get their script. They know exactly in their head what day the script’s getting ready to come so they got the patterns down. Pill brokers and dealers reported congregating in open air drug markets typically strip mall and pharmacy parking lots, and outside methadone clinics

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  • Drugs

    Drugs and the Brian People use drugs every second, every minute of every day they are just a devastating part of our lives, but it’s your choice to use them or not. The first drug every recorded was ethanol [alcohol] around 4000 b.c. Over a hundred years ago drugs were used for “special’ occasions (Bishop). Nowadays kids use them like they’re candy and by their 45th birthday they’re almost dead. Drug abuse is one of the leading causes of cancer, death and mental illness. Drug abuse is the second

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  • Porter’s Generic Competitive Strategies

    IOSR Journal of Business and Management (IOSR-JBM) e-ISSN: 2278-487X, p-ISSN: 2319-7668. Volume 15, Issue 1 (Nov. - Dec. 2013), PP 11-17 www.iosrjournals.org Porter’s Generic Competitive Strategies Ritika Tanwar Assistant Professor Department of Commerce Dyal Singh College (M) Delhi University Abstract Generic Competitive Strategy: Basically, strategy is about two things: deciding where you want your business to go, and deciding how to get there. A more complete definition is based

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  • Generic Prescription Drug Cost

    Generic Prescription Drug Costs Prescription drugs have been causing problems in the United States for a very long time. Pharmaceutical companies are one of the largest profiting global industries. It was in 2009 when drug shortages increased with numbers reaching what many have termed crisis level which raised all prices of generic prescription drugs significantly (Fox, Sweet, & Jensen, 2014). This increase was and still is leaving patients with a life threatening decision; either go on

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  • Drugs

    A drug is, in the broadest of terms, a chemical substance that has known biological effects on humans or other animals. Foods are generally excluded from this definition, in spite of their physiological effects on animal species. In pharmacology, a drug is "a chemical substance used in the treatment, cure, prevention, or diagnosis of disease or used to otherwise enhance physical or mental well-being." Psychoactive drugs are chemical substances that affect the function of the nervous system, altering

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  • Drugs

    High-Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) Program Institutional Affiliation: Date: Information about the Program The program to be focused on in this paper is called High-Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) program. This program is established with a purpose of enhancing Anti-Drug Abuse policies by providing assistance to Federal, local, state, and the tribal law enforcement organizations working in regions speculated to be critical drug-trafficking areas of the United States.

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  • Drugs

    Drugs: Ecstasy and Marijuana Isabelle Balderas San Jose State University Ecstasy has been abused in many different ways since its inception in the 1970s. It was first used in guidance to help with psychotherapy, without evidence of supported research and FDA approval, until 1985 when the DEA classified ecstasy as a Schedule 1 Substance, which is a drug with a risk of excessive abuse and has no proof of being used medicinally (National Institute on Drug Abuse, 2013). Ecstasy is taken orally and

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  • Drugs

    Drugs Kendall Beard COM/172 May 6, 2015 Brian Townsley In my experience, for decades, many people have debated over the use of marijuana and whether it is good or bad for you. Many scientists have conducted their research on the usefulness of marijuana in the everyday life of people and most have only come back with negative results concerning the plant/drug. In this paper, I hope to prove that smoking marijuana does not cause the same amount of problems that smoking cigarettes might cause

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  • Prescription Drugs

    Prescription Drugs In this society, most Americans use some type of prescription drug. According to this week chapter reading: “More than 80 % of U.S. adults use some form of medication, with 50 % taking a drug prescribed by a doctor. The average American fills 11 prescriptions per year spending approximately $ 771 annually (Gentzen, p. 245, 2007).” This is a true statement because I am one of those Americans who depend on prescription drugs. I have a seizure disorder that doctors

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  • Generic Prescription Drug Cost Hike

    prescription-drug benefit added to Medicare. Both George W. Bush and Al Gore have proposed a plan to expand Medicare to include full prescription-drug coverage for senior citizens receiving Medicare, at the expense of taxpayers. It is obvious why this issue has been such a priority for both candidates. Senior citizens vote at a much higher rate than other age groups. Both candidates know the importance of these senior citizen votes and believe that the proposal of adding a prescription-drug benefit is

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  • Generic Software vs Customized Software

    The engineering field has taken on many new disciplines as our scientific knowledge has grown. The latest discipline is software engineering. According to the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), software engineering means applying the principles of engineering to the software development field. Software engineering differs from other branches of engineering in that professionals are building an intangible structure and not a tangible one. Since software is embedded in the machines

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  • Brand vs. Generics

    Brands and Generics As an avid shopper and a single mother of four children, I must be very careful with the amount of money that I can spend at the grocery stores. With as many children as I currently have, it is also important to purchase healthy food for my children. The difference between the brands that I chose can sometimes make all of the difference in the amount of groceries that I can purchase every two weeks. The difference between Brand names and Generic brands are so slight that the

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  • Integration and Generic Approach

    Integration vs Generic Approach Sandra Kokke Kaplan University College Composition Integration vs Generic Approach When it comes to human services there are two different approaches that are mainly used. The approaches that are basically used are integration and generic. A lot can be said for integration, but not as much can be said for the generic approach. We will start with integration since that is the topic with the most information. Integration offers a significant opportunity to

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  • Integration and Generic Approach

    Integration vs Generic Approach Sandra Kokke Kaplan University College Composition Integration vs Generic Approach When it comes to human services there are two different approaches that are mainly used. The approaches that are basically used are integration and generic. A lot can be said for integration, but not as much can be said for the generic approach. We will start with integration since that is the topic with the most information. Integration offers a significant opportunity to

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  • Western Drug

    Western Drug Companies and the AIDS Epidemic in South Africa In December 1997, the government of South Africa passed a law that authorized two controversial practices. One, called parallel importing, allowed importers in South Africa to purchase drugs from the cheapest source available, regardless of whether the patent holders had given their approval or not. Thus South Africa asserted its right to import “generic versions” of drugs that are still patent protected. The government did this because

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  • Drug

    Mexico’s Drug War Drug trafficking has become an increasingly growing problem in the world today. Illegal drug trade is a worldwide black market consisting of production, distribution, packaging, and sale of illegal substances. Although today’s "War on Drugs" is a modern phenomenon, drug problems have been a common problem throughout history. The market for illegal drugs is massive, when we consider the estimated global drug trade value is worth $321 billion (Vulliamy). The most drug trafficking

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  • Clartin vs. Wal-Itin

    February 2, 2016 Claritin vs. Wal-itin Allergies are a regular nuisance to millions of people around the world. The most common allergens are fragrances, dust mites, pollen, molds and pet dander. The ones who are affected generally have bouts of sneezing, sniffling, coughs, runny nose, itchy eyes, stuffy ears and sinus headaches which are most commonly known as hay fever. Thankfully, there are over the counter medicines known as antihistamines which are available to control and minimize these

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  • Drugs?

    English 12 MXCC  December 16, 2015  Mr. Boada    Drugs and Coercion    Being addicted to anything is bad, especially if it's something harmful.  According  to Drugabuse.gov an estimated 24.6 million Americans aged 12 and older used an illicit  drug in 2013. Addiction needs to be handled anyway it can, even if it needs to be  forced. We need to give hope to everyone who needs it whether they want it or not.  Some people might not even know they are hooked on drugs and that think they have a  problem, and that has to be changed

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  • Generic Upload

    Holland’s Personality Types Essay Reid Generic M6A1: Holland’s Personality Types Essay John Holland, Ph.D., professor emeritus at Johns Hopkins University, is a psychologist who devoted his professional life to researching issues related to career choice and satisfaction. (hopkinsmedicine.org) Holland identified six different personalities a person could have and careers that corresponded or complemented each. Though there are many factors that influence a person on which career they will

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  • Generic Paper

    Which systems of the body interact with the peripheral nervous system? | 1. Fig 10.38 | | The nervous system interacts with the ____________ system to coordinate the internal integration of all the other body systems together. | | 10.9 | Drugs and the Nervous System | | | Caffeine: Catalyst of the Technological Revolution | | | Caffeine affects synapses by binding to ____________ receptors without activating them. | Caffeine inhibits this effect by binding to adenosine’s receptors

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  • Drugs

    Drug Wars" is a documentary examining the 30-year history of efforts to control the flow of illegal drugs into the United States and onto the streets of many of its cities. These wars began with President Richard Nixon and they have continued to the present day. Indeed, six presidential administrations have fought this war at considerable cost. Yet a growing number of critics question its effectiveness. All who have analyzed the issue of controlling illegal drugs consider it a complicated task because

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  • Drugs

    rapidly increasing. A drug is any chemical taken into the body that alters normal body processes. The proper use for a drug is to stablize a person who has an illness or is in pain. A drug can supress sensation, or increase it, depending on what the patient's problem is. In many ways this can be considered a good thing. A cancer atient won't have to sit out on everyday things because they are in too much pain. However, one of the leading causes of death today is due to drug-related accidents

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  • Generic Products vs Brand Name

    Do generic products really save you money? With the price of living getting higher and higher as very year passes, people are looking for alternative ways to save money. The main reason for buying generic products, saving money, is simple enough. But there's also the satisfaction of not giving in to the marketing hype and buying something just because a company promotes it everywhere. The generic labels may not be as fancy as the brand-name products, and the taste of generic items, such as soda

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  • Drugs

    broken, and you keep braking them while the city does not repair the building. Those building became very attractive for drug dealers and users. In New York City there isn’t much evidence proving that the drug market have been totally eliminated. The drug markets have been remodeled due to aggressive police tactics in the neighborhoods. In 1990s, Mayor Giuliani showed a report of drug arrests at an all-time high and mainly because of arrest of marijuana smokers. In 1973 the Knapp Commission report

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  • Generic Strategy

    Kudler Fine Foods: Generic Strategy and Use of Technology Sonya Parker January 14, 2012 MMPBL/502 Managing the Business Enterprise Dr. Pat Cummings Table of Contents Abstract2 Introduction2,3 Changes In Technology3,4,5 Generic Strategy5,6 Reccomendations7,8 CONCLUSION…………………………………………………………………………………………………...8 References……………………………………………………………………………………………………9 Abstract Kudler Fine Foods is an expanding business with increasing locations and services offered. The use

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  • Drugs

    DRUGS Raymarr Shivers COM/220 April 8,2012 Jennifer Gaylor Introduction Dependency

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  • Generics Act of 1988

    ACCEPTANCE OF DRUGS AND MEDICINES IDENTIFIED BY THEIR GENERIC NAMES Be it enacted by the Senate and House Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled: SECTION 1. Title – This Act shall be known as the Generics Act of 1988 SECTION 2. Statement of Policy – It is hereby declared the policy of the State: To promote, encourage and require the use of generic terminology in the importation, manufacture, distribution, marketing, advertising and promotion, prescription and dispensing of drugs; To ensure

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  • Drug Comparsion

    Medication has been around for as long as I can remember. There are name brand drugs and generic drugs. Some people prefer the brand names over the generic brands. I think that people choice the name brand over the generic brand just because of the name purposes. Brand and generic brand medication are similar because they have the same ingredients. But at the same time they are different due to the price, the labels and the side effects. Tylenol PM is a brand of medication that I used to take

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  • Drugs

    Drugs Javier A. Dominguez COMM/215 Professor Kenneth Frawley Drugs One of our most important worldwide issues today is the elimination of illegal drugs. However, getting rid of said drugs is extremely tough and complicated. Despite the constant fight to get rid of the illegal drugs, they remain and continue being used in our culture. So why is there little success in taking care of the problem? It obviously is not a lack of effort. A strong attraction to drugs still exists, but it is

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  • Generic Medicine

    when doctors told her that her daughter Alyssa had cancer. But the diagnosis was only the first in a series of emotional bombshells: Alyssa’s cancer, osteosarcoma, is rare, and in her case, aggressive, requiring a cocktail of different chemotherapy drugs. She didn’t respond well to the first regimen that doctors tried, which led to their adding three other punishing medications to her treatment. Because of the chemotherapy, Alyssa’s kidneys were in danger of failing, so she would need nightly infusions

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