WEAR - Search Results

The following is an archived video story. The text content of that video story is available below for reference. The original video has been deleted and is no longer available.

HEALTH NEWS: Generic drug warnings

You know those list of side effects on drug commercials?
Right now only brand name drugs are required to include those warnings.

But the FDA wants to close a legal loophole that let's generic drugs skip warn patients of *all known health risks.

Companies behind generic drugs are fighting that proposal.
The president of the Generic Pharmaceutical Association -- an industry trade group -- told the Los Angeles Times the rule would  raise health care costs and "create dangerous confusion" for doctors and patients.