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Generic heart drugs as good as brand names

December 3, 2008 12:00:00 AM PST
A new study out of Boston shows generic drugs for cardiovascular disease are just as good as their brand name counterparts.The findings come closely on the heels of another study, which found little evidence to support that off-label heart prescriptions were safe or effective.

Generic drugs have the same active ingredients as their designer counterparts. They're also a lot less expensive.

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