仿制药的普及与刺激政策:引进通用名处方的影响

作者 西川浩平(摄南大学)、大桥弘(教职研究员)
发表日期/编号 2017年6月 17-J-039
研究课题 新产业政策的基础性研究
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概要

The purpose of this paper is to examine the effects of an incentive policy including general prescriptions in 2012 on the penetration of generic drugs. The notable results from our analysis are as follows: (1) The 2012 policy promoted the use of generic drugs by 7.7%; (2) The policy effects substantially differ by prefecture; and (3) Our estimates show that the 2012 policy help cut pharmaceutical expenses by 11.8 billion yen.