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May 5, 1978

TetracyclineAnother Example of Generic Bioinequivalence

JAMA. 1978;239(18):1874-1876. doi:10.1001/jama.1978.03280450046023

Because of the Food and Drug Administration batch certification assurances, state government systems generally purchase antibiotics from the lowest bidder. A tetracycline hydrochloride tablet purchased in this manner is shown to be inferior to the innovator capsule product.

(JAMA 239:1874-1876, 1978)