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 How are generic pharmaceutical drugs really different from the name brands?

Answer Generic drugs by FDA standards must be within a 20 % range of being less or more of the original drug potency. The problem is that you never which batch you're going to get, and if you are on other... Read More »
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Are generic brands juat as good as the name brand stuff?

In most cases YES they are just as good. Sometimes the name brand actually makes the generic brand too.
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How to Compare Women's Rogaine With Generic Brands?

Rogaine is a medication used in the treatment of hair loss. It is available for both men and women, with the difference being the concentration of the active ingredient, minoxidil. Minoxidil produc... Read More »
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The FDA Process for Approving Generic Drugs?

Generic drugs refer to drugs that are equivalent to brand name drugs. Generic drugs typically cost as much as 80 to 85 percent less than their brand name counterparts but are equally effective. Com... Read More »
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