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A generic drug is a copy of the brand-name drug with the same dosage, safety, strength, quality, consumption method, performance, and intended use. Before generics become available on the market, the generic company must prove it has the same active ingredients as the brand-name drug and works in the same way and in the same amount of time in the body.
The only differences between generics and their brand-name counterparts is that generics are less expensive and may look slightly different (eg. different shape or color), as trademarks laws prevent a generic from looking exactly like the brand-name drug.
Generics are less expensive because generic manufacturers don't have to invest large sums of money to develop a drug. When the brand-name patent expires, generic companies can manufacture a copy of the brand-name and sell it at a substantial discount.
GastroGard Oral paste for treatment and prevention of recurrence of gastric ulcers in horses and foal 4 weeks of age and older.
For treatment: Administer orally once daily for 4 weeks at the rate of one tube per 1250 lbs. of body weight. For prevention of recurrence, continue with ½ tube per 1250 lbs. for an additional 4 weeks. For prevention of recurrence: Continue with ½ tube per 1250 lbs. for an additional 4 weeks