Drugs are natural or artificial substance that helps to change person's heath conditions. They are used to treat both mental and physical conditions. Drugs are used in the treatment of acute to chronic disorders. Drugs enhanced the life of human beings by improving their living status. Both generic and branded drugs are available in market.
Generic drugs are normally lower cost version of a brand name drug. Both of drugs contain same active constituents, strength, dosage form and method of administration.
Generic drugs- Generic medicines contain same active ingredients as the branded drugs or in short it is a copy of brand name but it is not so expensive like branded drugs and its mechanism of action is same as per the branded medicines.
Branded drugs- A brand drug comes under the name of proprietary and it is a patent drug.
For e.g. Nurofen is the brand name of generic name of Ibuprofen.