(2012; 320 pages)
(As of July 1, 2012) For drugs have been included in (based on drug prices) of drug use drug price Item is approximately 15,000, which are currently notice in the Federal Register as prescription drugs used in medical insurance in medical institutions (which are listing in the drug price standard), a list of this was shown us, and the contents that is.
Of this total, has the effect and efficacy new, also, the "original drug" drugs due to (clinical trial so-called), efficacy and safety of the method is confirmed, has been approved clinical trial, Drug Patents starter has expired later, in the same component and standards such as medicine and the starter, we call "generic drugs" drugs to be approved as being equivalent and therapeutically (so-called generic drugs).
In the list this is the least from the point of view to promote the affairs smoothly in medical institutions, for which the calculation of such addition in medical fees "and" original drug there is a generic drug or standards, dosage form identical "," original drug "it shows us also the item corresponding to the "Pharmaceuticals.
In addition, among the drugs that are NHI price listing approved and before the year 1967, for which there is a generic drug that price difference, we have treated as "original drug" semi, according to the original drug and oral medicine (limited to topical medications).
It should be noted that even drugs that are approved as a generic drug, for which drug prices higher or the same amount as the original drug, which and that the "generic drug for which the calculation of such addition in medical fees" is not considered appropriate are marked with an asterisk "*" to the material. In addition, "x" indicates that the abbreviation of the name was added by manufacturing and selling pharmaceutical products written in parentheses next to the part number.