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Think it's easy becoming a generic drug in America? Think again.

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Consistent labeling. Rigorous manufacturing standards. Performance evaluation. Same drug. Purity check. Assured quality.

FDA ensures that your generic drug is safe and effective. All generic drugs are put through a rigorous, multi-step approval process. From quality and performance to manufacturing and labeling, everything must meet FDA’s high standards. We make it tough to become a generic drug in America so it’s easy for you to feel confident.

Visit CDER online or call 1-888-INFO-FDA to learn more.

Generic Drugs: Safe. Effective. FDA Approved.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Food and Drug Administration

 

Page Last Updated: 05/04/2016
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