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Generic bromfenac eye drop vs brand name bromday. Why the generic is twice a day where the brand name once a day dosage.Is there strength differences?
Similar: Both Bromday and generic bromfenac are 0.09% solutions. Bromday is a different formulation which was approved by the fda for control of inflammation post-operatively after cataract surgery using it once a day. Generic bromfenac was approved for twice a day use. The generic form was never studied at once a day dosage, but i think it is as effective as bromday, using both once a day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Yes: The fda allows for a 5% variance in brand name medications but a larger variance in generic "equivalents." synthroid and levothyroxine are not considered equivalents and thus not interchangeable. Therefore, stick with one; if you have started on synthroid stay with it, if you have started on levothyroxine stay with it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How accurate are digital touchless thermometers that "scan" the forehead? Does generic store brand differ from name brand?
Very accurate: These thermometers are being used more and more by hospitals ...Read more
Will Avodart (dutasteride) as a brand named prescription have its patent extended as a brand name beyond that of the expected November 2015 date?
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
I giv my baby 2 scoops of generic enfamil infant mixed with1 scoop of name brand enfamil AR . generic scoop looks bigger than than the other, this ok?
Scoop size: The scoops may appear to be of different dimension to your eyes. Why don't you look to see if there is a label impressed into the scoop such as 1 tsp or 1 tbsp. Check the side of the cans of formula. It may be the case that they manufactured it such that they want you to use 2 scoops of the generic formula to reconstitute the liquid formula. They will give the instructions on the side of the can. ...Read more
So 1 faint blue line an 1 blue line means the same as 2 lines on ovulation test what do 2 blue lines mean?
Read instructions: I suspect it means you ovulated. You should read the box or the pamphlet. The explanation will be there. ...Read more
Multivitamins: It is controversial whether vitamins should be taken at all. Recent studies show that taking multivitamins does not protect you from heart disease or cancer. If you eat well you don't need vitamin supplements. If you do not eat well or are a pregnant woman you might need specific supplements. Blood levels are the same whether brand name or generic. So it makes no difference. ...Read more
Not if properly...: ...Manufactured. Ironically, of late the biggest manufacturing problems have been with brand-name companies, with several high-profile recalls. ...Read more
Yes: In general that is a correct statement. ...Read more
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
Usually: Manufacturing of a specific cosmetic line outside the us is not uncommon, and typically are the same as the product sold outside the usa. ...Read more
Desmopressin: Is rx only. I don't know if there's a brand name available, as the drug has been on the market so long it became available generically decades age. ...Read more
Is it true that medicine sold on the counter in north america are different from the ones sold in central america or mexico?Example (malaria tablets)
Yes if it is same: Same medication , same dose will be same all over the world . We have very strict fda rules that maintain safety , purity , standardization , prevention of adulterated medication , some of the countries may not have those standards then it is your luck , getting real thing or fake. ...Read more