By David Mittleman

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Generic Drugmaker Fabricates Drug Effectiveness Data to Fool FDA

While the focus is usually on name brand , it’s actually the case that 80% of the prescription drugs in the U.S. are generic. Those drugs largely originate from countries outside of the U.S., including India. One of those companies, Ranbaxy, is under fire after a former employee blew the whistle on the generic drugmaker for fabricating drug effectiveness data to get the FDA to allow its products into the U.S.

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