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.
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You should store Biofenac in a cool and dry place. Also, ensure that you use Biofenac according to your doctor's prescribed medication. Do not go above or beyond the dosage that is prescribed by your doctor. Moreover, as both adults and children can take Biofenac, the dosage of Biofenac will vary depending on age.
The single dose for an adult would consist of 25 to 50 mg, to be taken orally. Whereas, for children (who are more than 6 years old) and adolescents, the dose of Biofenac is 2 mg in a day, to be taken orally.
Also, adults should not exceed the dosage from 150 mg in a day when taking Biofenac orally. Moreover, the dosage is determined by your doctor individually as it varies from person to person.
The active ingredient in Biofenac is Aceclofenac.
When using Biofenac, ensure that you:
As with any other drug, Biofenac also comes with its side effects. If you experience any of the Biofenac side effects listed below or any other potential discomfort after taking this particular medicine, you should immediately contact your doctor.