Generic Cystografin Availability
Cystografin is a brand name of diatrizoate, approved by the FDA in the following formulation(s):
CYSTOGRAFIN (diatrizoate meglumine - solution; urethral)
Approved Prior to Jan 1, 1982
Has a generic version of Cystografin been approved?
No. There is currently no therapeutically equivalent version of Cystografin available.
Note: Fraudulent online pharmacies may attempt to sell an illegal generic version of Cystografin. 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.
There are no current U.S. patents associated with Cystografin.
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