When you re brought into an emergency room following an auto accident and there isn t enough IV saline to go around, you re not going to care all that much why. And if you re not in too much pain (because they may be out of morphine too), perhaps you ll ponder why we should even have to worry about these things.
The shortage of generic injectable drugs in the U.S. has been an ongoing, grave (and sometimes life-threatening) problem. Although there are multiple factors given for these inexcusable shortages, the main reason is rarely mentioned:
Plan B becoming available to girls of all ages was a huge victory for contraception availability advocates. However, lifting the age restrictions for Teva s Plan B One-Step