Drugs

Transcript - Meet Blue: Generics Medications PSA

[Narrator] Meet Blue.

Blue’s not feeling well.

The prescription? Generic medication.

Blue wonders, “Do they really work as well as name brands?”

Yes, generics and name-brand medications do work the same. 

Even though they may look different, generics have the same key ingredients.

FDA approval is equally rigorous for generics to make sure they are as safe and effective as name brands.

And Blue even saves some green.

Making him a little less, well, blue.

Talk to your doctor about generics, and visit FDA.gov/GenericDrugs.

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