Biologics

How Generics Increased Access to Treatment and Lowered Drug Costs

Impact of Generics

Over the past three decades, generic medicines have significantly increased patient access to quality treatment, while lowering healthcare costs in the United States. Learn how a new class of prescription drugs knows as biosimilars, offers the same hope of increased access and reduced costs.

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Safeguarding the Global Supply of Medicines Including Biologics

Safeguarding the Global Supply of Medicines Including Biologics

Today, many critical, life-saving medicines go through a complex global supply chain before ever reaching the patient. USP’s public standards play important roles throughout that supply chain. Learn more.

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Congress to Remove Key Safety Component of Imported Medicines

Imported Biologic Medicines

The American drug supply is among the safest in the world, with many protections for consumers and patients.  However, a pending proposal in Congress would remove key protections for all biologic drugs—crucial and lifesaving medicines we take like insulin, human growth hormones, and blood thinners. Learn more. 

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