ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 25, 2011
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(Studio and New York: Sharyn Alfonsi) The issue of cheaper generic drugs replacing prescription drugs like Lipitor and Plavix as their patents expire featured; statistics cited. [Retiree Mirta PELLOT- offers perspective on the cost of her Lipitor.] [Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield pharmacy officer Joel OWERBACH- comments on brand drugs and defends generic drugs as having the same chemicals.] The questions about "filler" in generic drugs noted.
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