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The Truth About Brand-name VS Generic Medications

The Truth About Brand-name VS Generic Medications

07:18 22nd October 2017 | Proper Medication

Medications Medicines Pharmaceutical Drugs Brand-Name Medications Generic Medications Pharmacological Effects

The following words are interchangeable: medications, medicines and pharmaceutical drugs. The purpose of medication is to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent a disease or condition.

There are brand-name medications and generic medications. Medications can also be classified according to:

Mode of actionTherapeutic effectsRoute of administrationChemical characteristicsBiological system or organ affectedLevel of control: over-the-counter versus prescr...

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