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Generic drugs

Generic drugs are medications that are chemically equivalent to their brand-name counterparts. While they may appear different than brand-name drugs, they have the same efficacy, safety, dosage, and form. They are typically much cheaper than brand-name drugs.

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FDA approves the first Eliquis generic, apixaban

Good news for people who are at high risk for stroke or are suffering from deep vein thrombosis (DVT) or pulmonary ...

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Generic vs brand name drugs

There are often a lot of questions surrounding generic and brand-name medication. Are generics really as effective?...

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Generic Symbicort Inhaler approved by FDA for asthma and COPD

Generic Symbicort has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on March 15, 2022, for the treat...

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Biosimilar vs generic: which is better?

Biosimilar drugs are often confused with generic drugs. Biosimilars and generic drugs are versions of brand-name dr...

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What is a biosimilar drug?

All biosimilar drugs are prescription drugs that can only be obtained by a health care professional. These drugs ar...

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