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According to the FDA, generic drugs are every bit as safe and effective as brand drugs. They are equivalent to the brand version in dosage, safety, strength, quality, the way they work and the way they’re taken.

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Generics are a great value. In the U.S., generic drugs cost, on average, 80-85% lower than the brand drug. If you take several medicines, the cost savings of taking generics can be substantial.

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Ask your pharmacist if an equivalent generic of your prescription is available and talk to them about filling your prescription with the generic.

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Review frequently asked questions to learn more about generics and their associated cost savings.

Q: What are generic drugs?

A: According to the FDA, generics are equivalent to brand drugs in terms of dosage, safety, strength, quality, the way they work and the way they’re taken. learn more about generic medications


Q: Are generic drugs as safe and effective as brand drugs?

A: Yes. The FDA requires generics to be “bioequivalent,” meaning equal in quality, strength and the way they work to the brand drug. learn more about generic drug bioequivalence


Q: Why do generic drugs cost less?

A: Generic drugs cost less than brand drugs for a number of reasons. learn more about generic drug costs


Q: How much will I save by taking a generic medication?

A: In the U.S., a generic costs, on average, 80-85% less than the brand drug. learn more about generic drug pricing