Can I take same drug but different label?
Feb 28, 2007
Hi I buy my drug from a drug store prescribe by doctor. In here, clinic don't sell drug and drug are all imported. I usually take vircombvir (combivir) and Nevirapine. In drug store they don't have combivir by the brand virocomb which I been buying but different brand name available. they got the same Zidovudine and lamivudine but from different company.The name is duovir . I want to know whether is the same or not? I call my doctor and set up an appointment but she away right now and I have to wait like 3 or 4 days at least.I just got about 2 weeks worth of drug.
Response from Dr. Young
Sounds like you might be living in India, where there are a number of generic manufactured combination medications.
Assuming equivalent quality assurance, the three brand names of AZT/3TC should be the same.
Best of health, BY
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