Generic Droxia Availability

Droxia is a brand name of hydroxyurea, approved by the FDA in the following formulation(s):

DROXIA (hydroxyurea - capsule;oral)

  • Manufacturer: BRISTOL MYERS SQUIBB
    Approval date: February 25, 1998
    Strength(s): 200MG, 300MG, 400MG

Has a generic version of Droxia been approved?

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

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

There are no current U.S. patents associated with Droxia.


Drug PatentA drug patent is assigned by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and assigns exclusive legal right to the patent holder to protect the proprietary chemical formulation. The patent assigns exclusive legal right to the inventor or patent holder, and may include entities such as the drug brand name, trademark, product dosage form, ingredient formulation, or manufacturing process A patent usually expires 20 years from the date of filing, but can be variable based on many factors, including development of new formulations of the original chemical, and patent infringement litigation.
Drug ExclusivityExclusivity is the sole marketing rights granted by the FDA to a manufacturer upon the approval of a drug and may run simultaneously with a patent. Exclusivity periods can run from 180 days to seven years depending upon the circumstance of the exclusivity grant.