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Monday, June 13, 2011

Just because it's Brand name, Doesn't make it better...

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Walgreens. All opinions are 100% mine.

 

 

 

Pharmacist

I know when I go to the store, the firs thing that catches my eye is brand name items. But being on a tight budget, we can't afford to always splurge on the brand name items. That's when it really occurred to me. Is the brand name really any better?

My Answer? NO.

When you look at the ingredients on both the brand name medicines, and the store brand medicines, the active ingredient which is the most important is the SAME!

I have personally used the Walgreens brand Pain Reliever, and I think it works better then Tylenol! Both products have the same active ingredients, but the Walgreens brand is half the price of Tylenol! And what makes them even better is that they are pharmacist recommended, and they have a 100% satisfaction guarantee! 

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2 comments:

EmilyKy said...

ITA!!! I think "generic" or store brand medicines work just as well or better. I know that name brand Benadryl does nothing for me but the Walgreens Benadryl knocks me completely out. I have a husband who wouldn'tbuy anything generic to save his life and it drives me BONKERS. Thanks for writing this!! I hope other people get some insight into this issue.

Mrs.Smitty said...

There are a few things that our household splurges on (Toilet Paper and Soda!) but for the most part, you wouldn't catch me buying brand name unless I had coupons and a sale that made them cheaper than the generic. I haven't bought brand name pain killers, canned vegetables, cleaning supplies, hygiene products.. you name it, in years. The important factor in my purchases are the ingredient list.