MSE Blog: Buying medicine? Generics can be up to 85% cheaper

"Health may be more important than wealth – but that doesn't mean you have to shell out more on branded medicines when generic equivalents are often a fraction of the price..."

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  • the_devil_made_me_do_it
    the_devil_made_me_do_it Forumite Posts: 5,567 Forumite
    I never buy brand medication. I find generic products equally as good. Although I do get branded prescription medication as I found that different generic ones didn't agree with me.
  • VT82
    VT82 Forumite Posts: 1,077
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    It's not a medicine per se, but generic Berocca is the winner for me.

    £4-£5for 15 Beroccas? I'll take 20 for a quid from Home Bargains/B&M/Poundland thank you very much! Cheap enough to take every day and limit colds to no more than once a year :)
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