generic equivalent

ge·ner·ic sub·sti·tu·tion

(jĕ-ner'ik sŭb'sti-tū'shŭn)
The dispensing of a chemically equivalent, less expensive drug in place of a brand-name or proprietary product.
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Sinotherapeutics has received final approval from the FDA of its Abbreviated New Drug Application, or ANDA, for Posaconazole Delayed-Release Tablets 100mg, which is an AB-rated generic equivalent of Merck's Noxafil Delayed-Release Tablets.
THE AVERAGE COST of a brandname drug was 18.6 times higher than its generic equivalent in 2017, and the size of that gap has more than tripled since 2013, according to a report from the AARP Public Policy Institute.
The approved Abbreviated New Drug Application is the generic equivalent of Angiomax injection (The Medicines Co.).
According to the company, its cyclophosphamide capsule ANDA is the first to be approved as a generic equivalent to West-Ward Pharmaceuticals' corresponding US reference listed drug.
The deal includes solid oral, inhalable, injectable and topical dosage forms and the return to Impax of its rights to its pending abbreviated new drug application for the generic equivalent to ADHD drug Concerta (methylphenidate hydrochloride) for an aggregate purchase price of USD 586m.
A generic equivalent of Lovaza (Omegas-3-Acid Ethyl Esters Capsules, USP) has been approved in the U.S.
PLIVA did not change the generic equivalent's label, and when Eleanor Fulgenzi developed tardive dyskinesia after taking the generic drug, she sued the company.
Bupropion HCl SR is used in the treatment of major depressive disorder.Bupropion HCl SR tablets, the generic equivalent of GlaxoSmithKline's Wellbutrin SR, are now available from Actavis in the following strengths: 100mg, 150mg, and 200mg.
The levonorgestrel tablets (0.75 mg) are the generic equivalent of the emergency contraceptive drug Plan B that is currently manufactured by Duramed Pharmaceuticals.
Biosimilar products are the generic equivalent of drugs produced using biological processes.
* By choosing a generic equivalent, you can save a significant amount of money and you won't compromise on quality.

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