Generic Drugs Can be Risky, But Not For the Reasons You Think

People worry about generic medication contamination, but most problems arise from how fast and well the drug enters the body

John Kruse MD, PhD
Wise & Well
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10 min readMay 13, 2024

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Reports of lead contamination in applesauce triggered my patients to wonder if their generic pills contain dangerous chemicals. Deadly fungal infections

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John Kruse MD, PhD
Wise & Well

Psychiatrist, neuroscientist, father of twins, marathon runner, in Hawaii. 100+ ADHD & mental health videos https://www.youtube.com/@dr.johnkruse6708