Illustration by Mark H. Adams

Given the high cost of medications, especially if you’re taking lots of pills and trying to live on SSDI, many people look to save money by switching from brand-name drugs to cheaper generic meds. Often, there’s no problem in being frugal and taking a generic drug. However, pinching pennies can cause problems if you’re not aware of the sometimes significant differences that allow generics to be cheaper than brand-name drugs and the inte