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Brand Name

Brand Name

The brand name (or trade name) of a medicine is the name given to the medicine by the manufacturing company. A medicine may have more than one brand name if it is made by more than one company.

Last Revised: March 9, 2012

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Theresa O'Young, PharmD - Clinical Pharmacy

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