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are generics the same

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Roosth
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes, but.....: Generic drugs are the same as the brand names, at least in the USA where their manufacture is carefully regulated. However, not every person will res ... Read More
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Dr. S. Smiley Thakur
31 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
~15%: To be approved by the fda, generic drug manufacturers only need to demonstrate that their product is between 85% and 115% effective as the brand name ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
71 years experience Dermatology
ORAL TERBINAFINE: GREAT QUESTION! UNFORTUNATELY THERE IS NO ANSWER TO THIS! I HAVE FOUND THAT GENERIC VERSIONS OF ALL ORAL MEDICATIONS ARE ALMOST NEVER THE SAME! EVEN ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Generic concerta: When going from one generic to another you may find differences in blood levels attained due to differences in absorption because the pills or capsule ... Read More
Dr. Bryant Cary
8 years experience Pharmacology
Different forms: Ritalin is the older immediate-acting form of methylphenidate - you take it and the contents are released. Concerta is a long-acting formulation, mean ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Manix: I would doubt that there is one since this is a series of herbs.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Clobex: Clobex = clobetasol propionate Spray
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Betimol: Betimol = timolol ophthalmic
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Noten?: Atenolol = Noten
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Phoslyra: Phoslyra = calcium acetate
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Docefrez: Docefrez = docetaxel
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Terbinex: Terbinex = terbinafine hydrochloride

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