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Are the Generic Versions as Good as Nor-QD?

Are the Generic Versions as Good as Nor-QD?

All generic medications must undergo certain tests to compare them to brand-name medications. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) then looks at these tests to decide if the generics are equivalent to the brand-name medications and assigns a rating to each one. An "AB" rating means that the FDA has determined that a generic medication is equivalent to a brand-name medication. Camila, Heather, and Nora-BE all have an "AB" rating, meaning they should be equivalent to Nor-QD.
 
However, generic medications are allowed to have different inactive ingredients than the brand-name medication. This might include fillers, dyes, or other ingredients, which could cause problems for people with allergies or sensitivities.
 
Keep in mind that there are a few available birth control pills with exactly the same strength and active ingredient as Nor-QD that are not considered to be equivalent by the FDA. Specifically, Ortho Micronor®, Jencycla™, Jolivette®, and Errin® birth control pills are not equivalent to Nor-QD.
 
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