Challenging Equivalence and Ethicality in the Recent Climb of Generic Drugs

Friday, November 7, 2014
Plaza Foyer (Sheraton)
Jessica Miller , Eastern Kentucky University
Generic drugs are often prescribed as equivalents of brand-name medications. However, just how ethical is this practice? This poster will evaluate this idea from a moral standpoint, focusing on the safety, efficacy, financials, and research implications of generic drug substitution and its effect on the patient population.