A generic drug is a pharmaceutical drug that has exactly the same dosage, intended use, effects, and side effects, route of administration, risks, safety, and strength as the original drug. They are copies of brand-name drugs that have the same chemical substance as the drug that was originally developed, patented and innovated. In other words, their pharmacological effects are exactly the same as those of their brand-name counterparts but it may differ in characteristics such as manufacturing process, formulation, excipients, color, taste, and packaging. Generic drugs are allowed for sale after the expiry of the patent of the original drugs.
Edelweiss Pharma Analytica Acta is a peer reviewed Open Access journal that aims to publish most complete and reliable source of information on the findings and current developments in the form of case reports, original research and review articles, and short communications. All the articles related to pharmaceutical science are published online and are available to the readers worldwide without any Subscription Charge. Edelweiss Pharma Analytica Acta is the Journal maintained by Edelweiss publications, which ensures of Rapid Peer review with the help of its Editorial Board.