AARP.com announced some of many brand-name prescription medications that are going generic for 2012. Last year, brands such as Lipitor and Zyprexa went generic, giving people cheaper alternatives. Look below for this year’s list.
- Lexapro—use to treat depression (March)
- Provigil—used to treat sleep problems (April)
- Plavix—an antiplatelet drug used to prevent blood clots (May)
- Singulair—an Asthma drug (August)
This is great news for those who want more affordable drugs.