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  • Are they the same? Yes. The FDA requires generics to be "bioequivalent", meaning equal in quality, strength and the way they work to the brand drug.

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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 pricing

Why do generic drugs look different from brand drugs?

Don't be fooled by appearances. The shape, color or taste may differ, but they are just as safe and effective.

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