GenericDrugScan.com is a comprehensive information resource on Generic Drugs. It brings you detail about more than 100000 drug brands listed under more than 1500 single and 17000 Combination Generics for prescription and over-the-counter medication.
It is good to be informed about your medication, but the most important thing is that we should consult our doctors before deciding if a generic is right for us.
When it comes to price affordability and preference of treatment, Generic drugs , when right for you, not only they can be a life savior, but also can help you to save on your medication costs to a great extent.
For general treatment of a given medical condition, the average price of a generic version of drug is 70 to 80 percent lower than the popular drug brand. The demand for generic drugs is bound to increase many fold over the next few years as patents on a number of popular drugs are set to expire.
In nutshell, quality and performance wise, the variation between established drug brand names and generics is about the same as the variation between the much saught after brands. "There will always be a slight, but not medically important, level of natural variability - just as there is for one batch of brand name drug compared to the next batch of brand name product" cited from the FDA notes.
General Information available on this site :
Generic Drugs : List of Generic Drugs (Single and Combination)
Brand or Trade Names : List of different brands available for a single generic or combination
Indication : Why is this medication prescribed?
Dosage Administration : How should a medicine be taken?
Precautions : What special precautions one should observe?
Side Effects : What side effects can a particular medication cause?
Storage & Disposal : How a drug is stored during medication and how it should be disposed of after the treatment?
Disease Info : General information about different diseases with Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Management and Prevention
Medical Conditions : List of medical conditions with corresponding Generic drug indication.
Drug Category Type : Category or class of a drug on the basis of the chemical characteristics type of the active ingredient or structure or by the way it is used to treat a particular medical condition/ailment/disease or mode of action, route of administration, biological system affected, or therapeutic effect.