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My doctor prescribes allegra and I get fexofenadine. Doc prescribes ativan, I get lorazepam - why generics?

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Dr. Arthur Hoffman
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Cost

Generics must be just as good, period.
Buy a nice sweater with the money you saved.

In brief: Cost

Generics must be just as good, period.
Buy a nice sweater with the money you saved.
Dr. Arthur Hoffman
Dr. Arthur Hoffman
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Ativan (lorazepam)

Price and fact that many insurance companies request trying generic .
As long as they work for u, it is ok.

In brief: Ativan (lorazepam)

Price and fact that many insurance companies request trying generic .
As long as they work for u, it is ok.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Zorian Trusewych
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Cost

Generics are usually cheaper because of the lack of marketing overhead, and are frequently made by the brand name companies.

In brief: Cost

Generics are usually cheaper because of the lack of marketing overhead, and are frequently made by the brand name companies.
Dr. Zorian Trusewych
Dr. Zorian Trusewych
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