Generic Bystolic Availability
BYSTOLIC (nebivolol hydrochloride - tablet;oral)
Manufacturer: FOREST LABS
Approval date: December 17, 2007
Strength(s): EQ 2.5MG BASE, EQ 5MG BASE, EQ 10MG BASE
Manufacturer: FOREST LABS
Approval date: October 8, 2008
Strength(s): EQ 20MG BASE [RLD]
Has a generic version of Bystolic been approved?
No. There is currently no therapeutically equivalent version of Bystolic available in the United States.
Note: Fraudulent online pharmacies may attempt to sell an illegal generic version of Bystolic. These medications may be counterfeit and potentially unsafe. If you purchase medications online, be sure you are buying from a reputable and valid online pharmacy. Ask your health care provider for advice if you are unsure about the online purchase of any medication.
See also: About generic drugs.
Patents are granted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office at any time during a drug's development and may include a wide range of claims.
Compositions containing micronized nebivolol
Issued: June 2, 1998
Inventor(s): Jans; Eugeen Marie Jozef & Smans; Guido Franciscus & Gilis; Paul Marie Victor
Assignee(s): Janssen Pharmaceutica, N.V.
The present invention relates to pharmaceutical compositions containing as active ingredient micronized nebivolol of formula (I) and ways of preparing said compositions. ##STR1##Patent expiration dates:
- June 2, 2015✓
- June 2, 2015
Method of lowering the blood pressure
Issued: April 8, 2003
Inventor(s): Raymond Mathieu; Xhonneux & Guy Rosalia Eugène; Van Lommen
Assignee(s): Janssen Pharmaceutica N.V.
A method of potentiating the effects of blood pressure reducing agents in warm-blooded animals, said method comprising administering to said warm-blooded animals of an effective amount of a blood pressure reducing agent and a 2,2′-iminobisethanol derivative.Patent expiration dates:
- December 17, 2021✓✓
- December 17, 2021
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