Originally Posted by pete2086
Hey thanks Spencer,
I will do that. So do you know if the generics are the same as Avodart?
They are just a lot cheaper.
I am open to any other suggestions.
Thanks so much for your time.
Since the first patent for Avodart (Dutasteride) currently expires in 2013 there are no generics being manufactured in the U.S.
If there were legitimate generics being manufactured here in the U.S. I would say go for, but I wound never recommend purchasing generic drugs which are manufactured in India or the like. Their manufacturing and regulating standards are not the same as they are here in the U.S.
Here’s a good article from the Los Angeles Times on The Subject:
FDA issues warnings on Indian-made generic prescription drugs
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday put the Indian generic drug giant Ranbaxy on notice that it would block entry to the U.S. market of 25 generic prescription drugs widely used by American consumers. The FDA "warning letter" faulted Ranbaxy, the world's largest manufacturer of generic pharmaceuticals, for observing inadequate quality controls and manufacturing standards in the production of generic versions of drugs used to treat diabetes, high cholesterol, epilepsy and infections, among other conditions. [Read Full Article...