The importance of generic medicines

Generics cover almost 80 percent of the total demand for medicines in Germany. This makes them an indispensable part of the lives and therapies of millions of patients.

At the same time, they enable savings and make health affordable for all. Read here where they are used and why the health system relies on them.

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What is a generic medicine?

Many patients get a generic instead of the formerly patent-protected original. Is it just as good? Why is it cheaper? You can find the answers here.

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