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... And if I do switch I'm sure walgreens will give me the generics of those wich are.. ... (0 replies)
... I have read that generics are just as good but I secretly wondered if this was true. ... (1 replies)
... I have read that generics are not as good as name brand. Is this true? ... (1 replies)

... Generics are the same, yet they are different. The active ingredient is the same. The inactive ingredients are not. The inactive ingredients can affect how the active ingredient is absorbed and released into the bloodstream. The blood levels of the generic can vary as much as 20% more or less from the brand name and this is considered acceptable by the FDA. If you have... (14 replies)
... This is True x 100,000,000,000!! (14 replies)
... Generics are the same thing! After a certain amount of time the 'patent' on certain meds is available for companies to buy...and that is how generics come to be. Do you really think that GIANT drug companies would put out faulty products so they could get sued? ... (14 replies)
... I promise you, generics are the exact same thing and they work the same way... I was on Aviane for a while and had no problems. Anyone who contests that is imagining things. ... (14 replies)
... Generics are exactly the same as name brands. The name brands are just marketed more heavily and maybe cost more. Sometimes the ingredients are even created in the same labs. (14 replies)
... name Alesse. Typically, brand name drugs end up discontinued after generics have infiltrated the market. ... (14 replies)
... for a 3 month supply. I opted to give the generics a try and they seemed to work just as well. If you do have any problems when switching, give it a month or two to work. ... (5 replies)
... Most pharmacies don't carry multiple different generics for a specific brand, so you get what they carry. Even requesting a specific generic doesn't mean that they'll be able to fill your request. ... (3 replies)
... Generics are exactly the same, just cheaper. If you look next to the name Aviane, Allese, whatever, it will tell you the name of the estrogen/progestin and the amount. The hormones are the same. Don't get duped by the drug companies who try to make you think the flashy brand-name is better. Such a rip off. Marketing folks always rely on the public's unfounded trust of... (14 replies)
... so in one pill of generics there can be a differnt percentage of chemicals than in another pill that comes in the same package... ... (3 replies)
... Don't be worried. The drugs are chemically identical. In many cases, generics are even made by the same company that makes the brands. ... (3 replies)
... is 3x cheaper than alesse, but I was just afraid to go on it because generics make me nervous. ... (3 replies)
... I just would like to comment that I was on loestrin fe and decided for economically reasons to go to the generic junel well I tried that for three months and it sure was hell, i had spotting and bleeding for 2 weeks each month...I am starting back on the loestrin fe and this is only the 2 week and I am cramping really bad due to the fact that I am trying to readjust.. Generics... (14 replies)
... I'm not on the generic of Alesse but I am taking the generic of Ovral for birth control and I have had no problems with it at all. I'm not pregnant and not gaining weight so it works for me. ... (14 replies)
... and i ditto the post that generics are just the same as the "real" thing. read the ingredients...EXACTLY the same! ... (14 replies)
... So today I briefly talked to my dr about switching pills. I currently have been on Lutera the generic of Alesse for the past year. ... (2 replies)
Generic Question
May 31, 2008
... I tried both generics for the ALESSE brand which are lutera and aviane. ... (1 replies)

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