Big Drugs About To Go Generic

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 47•30 Jul 27, 2011

The patents of six of the 10 bestselling prescription drugs will expire over the next two years, making room for cheaper generic equivalents. What do you think?

  • “I guess I could put the generic drug in some old Lipitor packaging so people will still think I’m well off.”

    Anna Pepys –
    General Handling Supervisor

  • “I hope they don't cheapen the production value of the commercials. It's nice to see baby boomers dressed in neutral colors looking so self-assured.”

    Al Childs –
    Systems Analyst

  • “Just two years, huh? Yeah, I think I can last that long.”

    Neil Bond –
    Unemployed