I filled my scripts and I asked for Watson Brand lortab 7.5 and when I got home my script was UCB brand with speckles,Am I wrong or what,the pharmacy said watson was generic and ucb with speckles is name brand.I called upset they have done this before,they don't seem to work that good. which is which is watson name brand and ucb generic or vise versa
27 Dec 2011
You should be happy with that.You actually got the company that made the drug from the start.Watson is actually a generic manufactor and ucb is brand name.Of course their is tons of other companys that carry the generic but man you are seriously lucky that's all I can say.I wish I could try the UCB brand but it would cost me 128.00 out of pocket.So I am FORCED to stick with the generics.:( BRAND NAME means first maker of the drug and GENERIC means other companys making the drug but have a licensee to sell as well.Like an Tylenol everyone knows who makes tylenol but there is other people who can make tylenol and sell it for a cheaper price.Their if that isn't a CLEAR as day answer.I don't know what is!!! lol take care XD
21 Apr 2012
Yes, the pharmacy is correct. For Lortab 7.5. USB is the name brand. Watson does make a very fine generic but it is a 10mg and is blue, shaped like a football. Remember if generics were the same, they would cost the same. The FDA allows a 20% leeway plus or minus. Drug companies are billion dollar businesses. Which way do you think they will go.
5 Sep 2012
I know what you mean. same thing happened to me i like regular lortab 5 or 7.5 and they gave me the white red-like speckled things instead, they arrgued about it saying it was the same just different company or some crap like that, but they didnt work unless i took 2-3 at once. i am goingthrough the same thing again now with some 7.5 by millencromp they suck too you have to take a handful to notice your not in pain. sorry for you and me
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