Cost development of a branded drug becoming generic U.S. 2017

This statistic displays the cost development of a 100$ drug becoming generic in the United States, as of 2017. A branded medication that sells for 100 U.S. dollars, is sold for 95 dollars six months after patent expiration. After 1-2 years, the cost will probably drop to some 40 dollars.

Cost development of a branded 100$ drug becoming generic in the United States as of 2017

Cost in U.S. dollars
Original price100
6 months after patent loss95
12 to 24 months after patent loss40
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Source

Release date

2017

Region

North America, United States

Survey time period

as of June 2017

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