RPS talks to ITV about branded and generic medicines

RPS discusses with ITV about whether there are differences between branded and generic medicines.

RPS Chief Scientist Professor Jayne Lawrence was interviewed last night on ITV’s new consumer programme  Save Money: Good Health, presented by Sian Williams and Dr Ranj Singh.  

The programme looked at whether there are differences between over the counter branded and generic medicines and the value they offer the consumer.  

Jayne clarified that if the active ingredient, the dose and formulation are the same, then the patient taking the product would experience no difference between the two.  

Watch the item here: