By David Mittleman

Generic Drugs Not Always the Same as Name Brand

Generic drugs often seem like the perfect choice: they allow the patient to get their medication for a fraction of the cost compared to name brand alternatives. However, what you might not realize is that generic drugs aren’t always the same as name brand drugs. This is largely because the Food and Drug Administration requires generic drug manufacturers to include the same labeling on their products as that on the name brand version, even if the generic manufacturer knows the labeling to be out of date or incorrect. …read more