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September 16, 2016
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VIDEO: Speaker – There is a difference in generic medications

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LAS VEGAS – Eric Schmidt, OD, cautions practitioners about substituting branded medications for generics. “There truly is a difference when you’re talking about drugs for glaucoma and steroids,” he said. “There are many reasons to push for the branded: the biggest one is the side effect differences are so great in the generic compared to the branded. Side effects are three times higher for glaucoma generics than branded.”