Generic heart medications

People with heart disease can save thousands of dollars by passing up brand-name products in favor of their generic equivalents. But many people still wonder whether generic medications are safe. Rumors abound: they aren't the same as brand-name medications; they are manufactured with cheaper ingredients; or even that people have died from taking generics.

Dr. Thomas Lee, co–Editor in Chief of the Harvard Heart Letter, says these statements aren't true.

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