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Are Generic Versions Of Duloxetine As Safe As The Brand Name Drug
Cymbalta (duloxetine): Yes.Get a more detailed answer ›
Bioequivalent: Different versions of drugs also often differ in size, shape, color and the writing on them, but they work very similar in most cases. You can talk to your prescribing physician if you are concerned about switching between different versions of a drugs. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Although the active ingredient of Levoxyl (thyroxine) is the same as brand synthroid many patients have different reactions with the generic thyroid medications due to different binding components for the tablets. Thyroid medication is protein bound in the body and this is the reason for the difference. ...Read more
Yes: In general that is a correct statement. ...Read more
Yes: All generics are equivalent to their brand name counterparts. The active chemical is exactly the same. Some people may react to some additives or fillers used in manufacturing the medicines - brand name or generic, but the medicine itself, it's efficacy, and safety are no different. Provided you get a legitimate medicine that has been authorized by the fda. ...Read more
Is the generic of Synthroid (thyroxine) just as good? I've only taken the generic and it works. Would the nongeneric name brand work veven better?
Generic l-thyroxine: Is not as reliable or consistent as brand name replacement; it varies from brand to brand and i would not recommend it's use. Just because your lab is normal once per year (or as often as it's checked) doesn't mean it's consistently normal throughout the rest of the time, as it would be if you were receiving the brand name product. The extra money is well worth it. ...Read more
Does the generic version of Zoloft (sertraline) work as well as the brand name for panic attacks? Differenent pharmacist have told me different things.
Is there any difference between modafinil (pro vigil) and modalert, wakalert, or other generic forms? Are the generic brands safe and effective?
Generics: This is a good question and generally no, but, if the generic maker uses an additive not present in the brand, it can potentially cause a side effect that the branded medicine did not. For example, flavoring for the medicine or the slow release mechanism can change from one drug maker to another. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unknown: Sometimes people experience differences between generic and non generic drugs and sometimes they do not. Try it and find out. Follow the script as you're supposed to, and report any differences to the prescribing physician. ...Read more
Ok so is there any difference in the generic version of Lexapro (escitalopram) form different suppliers? Milan or teva?
No: It is off the market.Get a more detailed answer ›
What are some brand names for the following generic drugs: tri-sprintec, methyldopa, and hydrochlorothiazide?
Are walmart and cvs generic drugs equal to eachother or is ones generic better or safer than the other?
Same: They are the same.Get a more detailed answer ›
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