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Generic Drugs:

A generic is a copy of a brand name drug. It works the same as brand name drugs.

 

VYTORN-generic (atorvastatin/ezetimibe)/ 10/10mg x100s Tablets
VYTORIN {generic presentation only} 10mg/10mg atorvastatin+ezetimibe x100s...
$75.00
Warfarin (generic COUMADIN) 10mg x 100s Tablets
Warfarin:10mg x100s Tablets Brand Name: COUMADIN Generic Name: Warfarin...
$75.00
Warfarin (generic COUMADIN) 1mg x30s Tablets
Warfarin:1mg x30s Tablets Brand Name: COUMADIN Generic Name: Warfarin...
$20.00
Warfarin (generic COUMADIN) 2mg x30s Tablets
Warfarin:2mg x30s Tablets Brand Name: COUMADIN Generic Name: Warfarin...
$20.00
Warfarin (generic COUMADIN) 5mg x30s Tablets
Warfarin: 5mg x30s Tablets Brand Name: COUMADIN Generic Name: Warfarin...
$25.00
Welbutrin-Generic (bupropion hcl) 150mg x30s Tabs
Bupropion hcl:150MG X 10 TABS BLISTER. Brand Name: ZYBAN Generic Name:...
$55.00
Welbutrin-Generic {bupropion hcl} 75mg x30s Tabs
Bupropion hcl:75mg x30s Tablets BLISTER. Brand Name: ZYBAN Generic Name:...
$55.00
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XANAX 2MG 30 TAB alprazolam
XANAX (TAFIL) 2MG 30 TAB Brand Name: XANAX, TAFIL Generic Name: alprazolam
$175.00
Xeloda-Generic (capecitabine) 500mg x10 tabs, Capegard-500
Capecitabine 500mg x 120 tabs container. Capecitabine is used for:Treating...
$60.46
Zagam-Generic, sparfloxacin 0.3% x 5ml eye drops
Sparfloxacin 0.3% x 5ml eye drops vial. Sparfloxacin is used for: given to...
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Zagam-Generic, sparfloxacin 100mg,6's,blister,tablets
PRESENTAION:100MG X 6 TABLETS,BLISTER.
$0.00
Zagam-Generic, sparfloxacin 200mg,6's,blister,tablets
PRESENTATION:200MG X 6 TABLETS,BLISTER.
$0.00
Zagam-Generic, sparfloxacin 400mg,6's,blister,tablets
PRESENTATION:400MG X 6 TABLETS,BLISTER.
$0.00
Zantac-Generic, ranitidine 150mg x 10 tabs
PRESENTATION:150MG X 10 TABS STRIP. Ranitidine is used for: Treating...
$0.50
Zantac-Generic, ranitidine 25mg x 2ml inj, Ultac
PRESENTATION:25MG X 2ML INJ AMPOULE. Ranitidine is used for: Treating...
$0.99
Zantac-Generic, ranitidine 300mg 3x10 tabs, Ultac 300
Ranitidine 300mg 3x10 tabs strip. Ranitidine is used for: Treating certain...
$0.65
Zelnorm-tegaserod, maleate 6mg. x 10 tabs
TEGASEROD MALEATE 6MG. Packed 10 tabs per blister.Tegaserod is used for:Short...
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Zemaderm-Generic, clotrimazole 1% + neomycin 0.5% + beclomethasone 0.025 x 5gm cream
Clotrimazole 1% + neomycin 0.5% + beclomethasone 0.025 x 5gm cream tube
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Zerit-Generic (stavudine) 30/40mg pills Stavir
Presentation: 30mg x 10 pills, 30mg x 60 pills, 40mg x 10 pills & 40mg x 60...
$5.50
Zerit-Generic, stavudine 30mg x 10 caps
PRESENTATION:30MG X 10 CAPS BLISTER. Saquinavir is used for: Treating HIV...
$5.50

Are generic drugs safe? Yes

• The FDA requires that all drugs are safe and effective. Generic drugs use the same substances and work the same way in the body as brand name drugs. So they have the same risks and benefits as the brand name drug.

Are they as strong as brand name drugs? Yes

• The FDA demands that generic drugs are just as strong, pure, and stable as brand name drugs. They must also be the same quality.

Will they take longer to work in my body? No

• Generics work in the same way and in the same amount of time as brand name drugs.

Why are they cheaper?

  • New drugs are developed under patents. A patent gives only that one company the right to sell the drug for a period of time. This protects those who create the drug and pay to research, develop, and market it.

  • Other companies can apply to the FDA to sell a generic when the patent is about to expire. Generic companies do not have the same up-front costs to research and develop the drug. They can sell their drug at a lower cost, because their makers don't have the costs of creating the new drug.

  • Also, once generic drugs are approved, there are more people trying to sell the drug. This keeps the price down.

  • Today, almost half of all prescriptions are filled with generic drugs.

Are brand-name drugs made in better factories? No

• Both brand name and generic drug factories must meet the same standards. The FDA will not let drugs be made in poor quality factories. The FDA inspects about 3,500 factories a year to make sure they meet the standards. Often the same factories make both brand-name and generic drugs.

Why don't the drugs look the same?

• In the United States, laws do not allow a generic drug to look exactly like the brand name drug. A generic drug must use the same substances as brand drugs. Colors, flavors, and some other inactive parts may be different.

Does every brand name drug have a generic form? No

• Brand name drugs are protected by patent for 20 years. When the patent expires, other drug companies can create generics. But they must be tested by the maker and approved by the FDA.

What is the best source of information about generic drugs?

• Contact your doctor, pharmacist, or insurance company for information on generic drugs