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Patent Expiration 2016


Eletriptan Hydrobromide, CAS number 143322-58-1, is a medication indicated for the acute treatment of migraine with or without aura in adults. Known as Relpax, which is marketed by Pfizer, the patent expiration for Eletriptan Hydrobromide is on December 26, 2016 (Patent Use Code U – 876 – TREATMENT OF MIGRAINE WITH OR WITHOUT AURA). Available in[…]

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Lamivudine is also known as Epvir. Marketed by GlaxoSmithKline, the patent for Epvir is due to expire on May 18, 2016. Lamivudine is an antiviral medication that prevents human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or hepatitis B (HBV) virus cells from multiplying in the body. This medication will treat HIV and HBV, but it is not a[…]

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As a prescription medication used to treat adults and children 12 years and older with psoriasis or other certain skin conditions that cause red, flaky, and itchy skin, Clobetasol propionate, CAS number 25122-56-7, is effective  and safe. Known as the brand name Olux, which is marketed by Stiefel Laboratories, clobetasol propionate has a patent expiration[…]

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Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride, known as the brand name antibiotic Proquin XR, is an effectual fluoroquinolone. Marketed by Depomed, the patent for Proquin XR is set to expire on September 19, 2016. Ciprofloxacin hydrochloride is projected to flourish as a generic antibiotic, due in part to its ease of use as a once daily 500 milligram dose.[…]

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The National Psoriasis Foundation reports that 7.5 million Americans suffer from psoriasis. This staggering number only highlights the need for effective and safe medications to treat this frustrating, embarrassing and uncomfortable condition.  Betamethasone Valerate is known as Luxiq, which is marketed by Stiefel and GlaxoSmithKline. As an aerosol foam treatment for patients with scalp psoriasis,[…]

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Somatropin is a human growth hormone, also known in the pharmaceutical and medical community as hGH. The brand, Norditropin, which is marketed by Novo Nordisk, has a patent expiration of December 16, 2015. As an injectable treatment for children who have growth failure, either due to low or no growth hormone, somatropin is safe and[…]

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Exenatide, CAS number 141758-74-9 is an injectable prescription medication that helps to improve blood sugar, or glucose control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Exenatide, derived from a compound found in the saliva of the Gila monster, a large lizard native to the southwestern US, is a functional analog of Glucagon-Like Peptide-1 (GLP-1), a naturally[…]

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Carvedilol Phosphate, CAS number 72956-09-3, is known as the blockbuster medication Coreg CR. GlaxoSmithKline holds the patent for Coreg CR until February 7, 2016. Useful for treating patients with hypertension and mild-to-severe chronic heart failure of ischemic or cardiomyopathic origin, carvedilol phosphate is available for research and development from LGM Pharma.  A Teva API is[…]

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Intended for patients experiencing post herpetic neuralgia, or pain after shingles, gabapentin is unique by design. Known as the brand name Gralise, which is marketed by Depomed and Abbott, this form of gabapentin is specifically made as an oral, once-a-day prescription medication, which offers 24-hour pain control for people with after-shingles pain. Gabapentin, CAS number[…]

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