Generic vs branded medication: What's the difference?

Pharma Dynamics CEO Paul Anley chats to the Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield about the difference between generic and branded medication.

CAPE TOWN - Generic medication uses the same active ingredients as branded products and is simply a copy brought to market after the expiry of the patent.

However, it is usually much cheaper.

The World Health Organisation (WHO) describes generic medication as a pharmaceutical product that is manufactured without a licence from the innovator company.

The Money Show's Bruce Whitfield spoke to Paul Anley, CEO of Pharma Dynamics, about whether generic medication works better than branded medication.

Listen to the above SoundCloud above as Anley explains.

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