Generic rasagiline (Azilect) prescription filled, seems about the same

I was worried when I got to the pharmacy this past Tuesday and they told me they had filed my prescription with a generic form of azilect. After taking it for a couple of days, it seems to work no differently. The only difference I notice is the generic pill tastes metallic where the original tasted more sweet. The manufacturer is Alvogen.

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  • Are you in the US? I have been waiting for a generic version of Azilect for months, since my insurance changed and the copay increased drastically.

  • I too would like to know. I've been purchasing from Canada

  • I am in the US. Massachusetts to be specific. The generic was $300 less than the brand name. Both were covered by blue cross blue shield, but the generic had a fifteen dollar copay while the brand name had a thirty dollar copay.

  • I'm in California and a few days ago tried to get the generic but the pharmacy at vons said it was not available.

  • I'm in Australia have stopped taking Azilect a yr ago

    But it was only costing me $AU6.90 a month. For the genuine product

  • Was that your copay with health insurance or the total cost?

  • No co payment my total cost per month was $6:90 (my out of pocket payment )

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