F.D.A. Rule Could Open Generic Drug Makers to Suits

July 4, 2013 12:47 AM

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F.D.A. Rule Could Open Generic Drug Makers to Suits

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday signaled its intention to permit generic drug makers to make changes to their safety labels, a move that could open the door to lawsuits against generic drug companies for the first time since a Supreme Court decision barred such suits two years ago.

Consumer advocates applauded the development, calling it a necessary fix for a system that they say is unfair to patients who take generic medicines.

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