Docket Management
Docket: 02N-0417 - Patent Listing Requirements and Application of 30-Month Stays on Approval of ANDA
Comment Number: EC -1

Accepted - Volume 1

Comment Record
Commentor Mrs. Camilla Flintermann Date/Time 2002-10-26 15:24:13
Organization CARE (e-list for caregivers )
Category Consumer Group

Comments for FDA General
Questions
1. General Comments I assume this is the docket for Pres. Bush's wish to block drug firm patent suits, so as to make generics more available. I am the head of a discussion list of some 400 caregivers of people with Parkinson's Disease, and daily hear of problems they have paying for expensive medications. There are generics for some--not all-- of the Parkinsons meds, and we are disgusted by some of the tactics drug firms have used to delay availability of generics. I commend the president for this, and hope it is strongly implemented, despite the enormous pharmaceutical lobby.




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