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Fosamax Formulary Analysis: Health Plans Shift Tiers Or Delete Brand

Executive Summary

A number of major health insurers are in the process of moving Merck's Fosamax (alendronate) to higher cost-sharing tiers or off formularies altogether following the recent launch of generic competitors

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