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Generic versus Proprietory Drugs
Nov 20, 2007


I come from a country where HIV people are looked down upon and meds very expensive. HIV patients are treated as less than humans.

My question is: are generic meds just the same as proprietory ones? I am thinking of going to Thailand for treatment where generics are avaliable. Thank you.

Response from Dr. Young

Thank you for your post.

I agree with you that access to HIV and medications is a global problem.

Generic HIV medications in Thailand are typically certified by international organizations and as such, would be equivalent to name-branded ones in the West.

Best of luck, BY

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