With generic medicine (generic drug)
Medicine used in medical institution is divided into "starting pharmaceutical products" and "generic medicine".
Quantity of equivalence includes active ingredient which is the same as new medicine which is had production and sales of after patent of new medicine (starting pharmaceutical products) expired, and generic medicine (generic drug) is pharmaceutical products having same effect, effect (※).
(※) The case effect adding may vary in new medicine.
<< effect and safety >>
Because active ingredient which is the same as new medicine is had quantity of equivalence component of, generic medicine is equally effective.
Additive unlike new medicine may be used, but about the effectiveness, safety and quality country on strict scrutiny,
It is medicine approving production and sales.
<< type >>
We cope with various diseases and symptoms including medicine for high blood pressure, hyperlipidemia and diabetes. (※)
Capsule, tablet, agent type including eye drops are abundant, too, taste and drink do, there is thing improved usability, too.
(※) There is not generic drug to all medicine.
<< price >>
As for the new medicine, development entails many costs with long time, but price becomes cheaper by just that much that generic drug has a short development period and finishes.
The price of generic drug may become lower in 50% degree of new medicine.
To use generic medicine (generic drug); (※)
When you hope for generic medicine, please convey that you hope for generic drug to doctor, pharmacist in hospital, medical office and Pharmacies.
In addition, we attach "generic drug desired seal" on hospital card or health insurance card, and there is method showing "request for generic drug card" to receptionist.
Person that seal and card are hoped for, please ask each municipality and association kempo, health insurance union other than Saga Pharmaceutical Division.
In addition, the patient can choose generic medicine as column of "it is unmodifiable" of prescription after consultation with pharmacist without check even if it is name of starting pharmaceutical products that is listed in prescription.
In addition, case that ingredient name is listed in not the name of pharmaceutical products in prescription (generic name prescription) can choose generic drug.
| Generic drug desired seal|| Example (checks of "it is unmodifiable") of prescription|
The use situation of generic medicine (generic drug) in the prefecture
<< use ratio (amount base) of generic medicine >> (※)
It is Saga as of September, 2019 ：81. 3% (the 14th place)
National average: 78. 7%
(※) Amount/(amount of starting pharmaceutical products with amount + generic medicine of generic medicine) of use ratio = generic medicine
(※) They analyzed receipt computation based on handled composition receipt data at health insurance pharmacy, and in-house prescription and paper receipt do not include.
[to all of medical institution in the prefecture and the Pharmacies]
<< list of generic medicine which wide area Hospital in Saga adopts >>
We publish list of generic medicine adopted with the following medical institutions. Please use as reference when you adopt generic medicine.
(note) when adopt pharmaceutical products of published contents, please confirm the latest information by all means on homepages of Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.
(publication cooperation medical institution)
- The Saga University medical department hospital (as of September 30, 2019)
- Local incorporated administrative agency Saga medical center enthusiast straight hall (as of September 30, 2019)
- Incorporated administrative agency community medicine function promotion mechanism Middle Saga Hospital (as of September 30, 2019)
- Incorporated administrative agency national hospital mechanism East Saga Hospital (as of September 30, 2019)
- The Karatsu Red Cross hospital (as of September 30, 2019)
[medicine for internal use]
[medicine for internal use] List of generic medicine adoption (2019) (Excel: 164 kilobytes)
[medicine for internal use] List of generic medicine adoption (2019) (PDF: 236.4 kilobytes)
[medicine for external application]
[medicine for external application] List of generic medicine adoption (2019) (Excel: 29.4 kilobytes)
[medicine for external application] List of generic medicine adoption (2019) (PDF: 121.5 kilobytes)