What is medicine substitute?

What is medicine substitute?

Therapeutic substitution or interchange is ‘the substitution of one medicine with another that differs in composition but is considered to have similar pharmacological activity (including side-effects) and therapeutic outcomes’ [5].

How do you get substitute generic medicine?

Below are the list of sites where you can find the Generic Medicine name with respect to branded medicines.

  1. MyDawaai.
  2. MediIndia.
  3. MIMS.
  5. Getdavai.
  7. JanAushadhi.
  8. NeedyMeds.

Does the brand of medicine matter?

Key takeaways: Though the names are different, generic and brand-name drugs work the same. According to the FDA, generic drugs are just as effective as their branded counterparts. Generic name drugs typically cost about 80% to 85% less than branded drugs.

Is it OK to buy substitute medicine?

Can I buy a substitute medicine on my prescription? Yes, you may buy other substitutes only if your prescription lists the salt names instead of a specific brand name.

Can different brands of generic drugs work differently?

Several different companies may make the same generic drug, too, but they might use different filler ingredients. So their medications could have slightly different rates of absorption or cause different side effects. If you’re happy with how a generic drug works for you, find out who the manufacturer is.

Does changing medicine brand matter?

Patients emphasize and value safety, quality and cost effectiveness of medicine and it doesn’t matter to them whether the drug is branded or unbranded. Drug makers in India market same molecule under several brand names at different prices.

Are alternative medicines safe?

The Safety of CAM. Some CAM therapies have undergone careful evaluation and have been found to be generally safe and effective. These include acupuncture, yoga, and meditation to name a few. However, there are others that do not work, may be harmful, or could interact negatively with your medicines.