Generic drugs versus brand names: Switching could save money

Published: July, 2013

Generic drugs have to go through the same FDA approvals as brand names, so they have the same quality.

Often, the old saying "You get what you pay for" holds true. A Prada handbag is definitely not the same as the $20 knockoff you buy from a street vendor. Value-brand paper towels aren't nearly as absorbent as the name brands.

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