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Generic Caverject Impulse Availability

See also: Generic Caverject

Caverject Impulse is a brand name of alprostadil, approved by the FDA in the following formulation(s):

CAVERJECT IMPULSE (alprostadil - injectable;injection)

  • Manufacturer: PHARMACIA AND UPJOHN
    Approval date: June 11, 2002
    Strength(s): 0.01MG/VIAL, 0.02MG/VIAL

Has a generic version of Caverject Impulse been approved?

No. There is currently no therapeutically equivalent version of Caverject Impulse available in the United States.

Note: Fraudulent online pharmacies may attempt to sell an illegal generic version of Caverject Impulse. 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.

Related Patents

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.

  • Dual-chamber type injection cartridge with bypass connection
    Patent 5,716,338
    Issued: February 10, 1998
    Inventor(s): Hjertman; Birger & Pavlu; Bohdan
    Assignee(s): Pharmacia & Upjohn Aktiebolag
    An injection cartridge (1) of the dual-chamber type having a bypass connection (12) between its two chambers (9, 10) which is arranged such that the interior wall of the cartridge is modified in a predetermined area in such a way that the movable wall (11) between the two chambers does not seal completely against the interior wall in said area. The modification of the wall is arranged as a plurality of lands and grooves (12) which have a direction that is inclined in relation to the longitudinal axis of the cartridge barrel.
    Patent expiration dates:
    • February 10, 2015
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