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Generics – the cheaper option for medication

Generics are medicines which are identical to the original preparations with respect to the active ingredient, dosage and form of administration (e.g. tablets, syrup). Generics usually cost much less than original drugs. The next time medication is dispensed to you by your doctor or pharmacist, ask if there is a suitable generic alternative to your original product – and whether there are medical reasons for sticking to the original. If so, your doctor will specifically prescribe the original preparation.

Search for generics

The generics search engine helps you to find medication, and shows you at a glance what percentage saving you can make.

For the time being, the generics search engine is only available in German and French.