There are a lot of colds going around at the moment, so I thought it was a good time to share why so many people overspend in their attempts to get better.
When you’re ill you often turn to the brand name medication you know to make yourself better – names like Nurofen, Lempsip and Berocca. But a few shelves lower down you’ll see the own-brand – or “generic” – versions of the same drugs for a lot less money. But are the more expensive ones actually better for you?
I’ve taken a look at how you can properly compare branded and non-branded pills and medicines, as well as a trick to work out if what you’re buying is actually the exact same product in different packaging.
Plus why you could be paying 67% too much for your tissues.