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Brand Name vs. Generic Drugs

Brand Name vs. Generic Drugs

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Brand Name vs. Generic Drugs

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  1. Is there a difference between brand name and generic prescription drugs? You may be surprised to learn that generic drugs are, with few exceptions, the same formula as the brand name drugs they mimic. That is why they are termed “generic equivalents.” The only real difference is in the name of the drug, and the cost. Generic drugs cost much less than brand name drugs…about 1/5th the amount! Using generic equivalents whenever possible will save you and [C_officialname] money, while providing you with the same level of medication. The next time your doctor writes you a prescription, ask if a generic equivalent is available. Additionally, if your doctor does not explicitly tell you to only take the brand name drug, ask your pharmacist to fill your prescription with the generic version, if one is available. Remember, the only difference is the money you save! Prescription Drug Savings Brand Name vs. Generic Drugs Is there a difference between brand name and generic prescription drugs? You may be surprised to learn that generic drugs are, with few exceptions, the same formula as the brand name drugs they mimic. That is why they are termed “generic equivalents.” The only real difference is in the name of the drug, and the cost. Generic drugs cost much less than brand name drugs…about 1/5th the amount! Using generic equivalents whenever possible will save you and [C_officialname] money, while providing you with the same level of medication. The next time your doctor writes you a prescription, ask if a generic equivalent is available. Additionally, if your doctor does not explicitly tell you to only take the brand name drug, ask your pharmacist to fill your prescription with the generic version, if one is available. Remember, the only difference is the money you save! Prescription Drug Savings Brand Name vs. Generic Drugs Is there a difference between brand name and generic prescription drugs? You may be surprised to learn that generic drugs are, with few exceptions, the same formula as the brand name drugs they mimic. That is why they are termed “generic equivalents.” The only real difference is in the name of the drug, and the cost. Generic drugs cost much less than brand name drugs…about 1/5th the amount! Using generic equivalents whenever possible will save you and [C_officialname] money, while providing you with the same level of medication. The next time your doctor writes you a prescription, ask if a generic equivalent is available. Additionally, if your doctor does not explicitly tell you to only take the brand name drug, ask your pharmacist to fill your prescription with the generic version, if one is available. Remember, the only difference is the money you save! Prescription Drug Savings Brand Name vs. Generic Drugs