Yes, generic drugs are as good as their brand-names, as the FDA requires them to have the same quality, strength, and stability.

Note: The generic pharmaceutical manufacturers must prove to the FDA that their version of a drug possesses following features:

  • Contains the same active ingredient as the branded version
  • Equal in strength, route of administration, and dosage form
  • Has similar indications, dosing, and labeling
  • Provides the same efficacy and safety profile to the patients.