Equivalents

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How do I know if my prescription is available in a generic?

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Your pharmacist will be able to let you know if any medications you currently take have a generic equivalent. You also should speak to your doctor about cost-saving alternatives to your current medications and any new prescribed drugs. Because of the significant savings and excellent quality that generic drugs offer, all 50 states have laws allowing your pharmacist, with your doctor's approval, to substitute equivalent generic drugs for prescriptions if available.

Learn more about common generic equivalent drugs.

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