U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 32-year-old male asked:

Does taking different brands for the same drug mean different side effects?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. David Beckmann
Specializes in Family Medicine
Usually not : However there are some patients who are very sensitive to certain additives in the medication and can develop side effects that they didn't have before.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Jul 4, 2017


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.