That generic drug you're about to take had to pass many rigorous tests

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When FDA approves your generic drugs, it ensures they are 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

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