As long as it is the same Ink Cartridge number of the printer. I print a lot of documents everyday and I use compatible cartridges to save money. I've been using it for years and never have any problems.
I've also been using the inject ink refill and the indicator won't detect it. If you buy the off-brand cartridge and replace the cartridge instead of injecting the ink, it'll detect it. Sorry, didn't explain it clearly earlier so I'm editing the post.
There's a company I've been going with for years, I'm not sure if I can post a website link on here or not so I won't just to be safe.