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Me-Too Drug

  • By: Sarah Boslaugh
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

A me-too drug, also known as a copycat drug, is a new drug which is very similar to one or more already-exist-ing drugs. The term is generally used in discussions of research and discovery expenditures at pharmaceutical manufacturers: while representatives of ...

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