Generic Oleptro Availability
OLEPTRO (trazodone hydrochloride - tablet, extended release;oral)
Manufacturer: ANGELINI PHARMA
Approval date: February 2, 2010
Strength(s): 150MG [RLD], 300MG
Has a generic version of Oleptro been approved?
No. There is currently no therapeutically equivalent version of Oleptro available in the United States.
Note: Fraudulent online pharmacies may attempt to sell an illegal generic version of Oleptro. 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.
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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.
Cross-linked high amylose starch for use in controlled-release pharmaceutical formulations and processes for its manufacture
Issued: August 19, 2003
Inventor(s): Vincent; Lenaerts & Roland Herwig Friedrich; Beck & Elsie; Van Bogaert & Francois; Chouinard & Reiner; Höpcke & Cyril; Désévaux
The present invention relates to a novel form of cross-linked high amylose starch and processes for its manufacture. Such cross-linked high amylose starch is useful as an excipient in a controlled-release pharmaceutical formulation when compressed with pharmaceutical agent(s) in a tablet. Such cross-linked high amylose starch is prepared by (a) cross-linking and chemical modification of high amylose starch, (b) gelatinization, and (c) drying to obtain a powder of said controlled release excipient. In a preferred embodiment, such cross-linked high amylose starch is prepared in the following steps: (1) granular cross-linking and additional chemical modification (e.g., hydroxypropylation) of high-amylose starch; (2) thermal gelatinization of the starch from step (1); and (3) drying the starch from step (2) to yield a powder capable of being used as a controlled release excipient.Patent expiration dates:
- June 29, 2020✓
- June 29, 2020
Trazodone composition for once a day administration
Issued: November 9, 2010
Inventor(s): Gervais; Sonia & Smith; Damon & Rahmouni; Miloud & Contamin; Pauline & Ouzerourou; Rachid & Ma; My Linh & Ferrada; Angela & Soulhi; Fouzia
Assignee(s): Labopharm Inc. Labopharm Europe Limited Labopharm (Barbados) Limited
The invention relates to a once a day formulation of trazodone or a trazodone derivative. The formulation contains trazodone or a trazodone derivative and a controlled release excipient so that, once administered orally, the trazodone or the trazodone derivative is maintained at a therapeutic plasma concentration from at least 1 hour to at least 24 hours after initial administration. After administration, the initial therapeutic action takes effect within the first hour and lasts at least about 24 hours. This therapeutic effect remains relatively and substantially stable for the remaining period of 24 hours. The formulations can be used for treating depression and/or sleeping disorders.Patent expiration dates:
- March 27, 2027✓✓
- March 27, 2027
Trazodone and trazodone hydrochloride in purified form
Issued: March 13, 2012
Inventor(s): Marchetti; Marcello & Iacoangeli; Tommaso & Ciottoli; Giovanni Battista & Biondi; Giuseppe
Assignee(s): Aziende Chimiche Riunite Angelini Francesco A.C.R.A.F. S.p.A.
A process of production of trazodone or trazodone hydrochloride that comprises the steps of: (a) preparing an organic phase comprising trazodone in at least one organic solvent; (b) preparing an aqueous phase comprising at least one basic compound; (c) mixing said aqueous phase with said organic phase; (d) heating at a temperature of at least 40° C. for at least 30 minutes; (e) recovering said trazodone; and, optionally, (f) treating said trazodone with hydrochloric acid to obtain trazodone hydrochloride. Trazodone or trazodone hydrochloride comprising less than 15 ppm of alkylating substances, and a pharmaceutical composition comprising said trazodone hydrochloride.Patent expiration dates:
- March 13, 2029✓✓
- March 13, 2029
- Oleptro Consumer Information (Drugs.com)
- Oleptro extended-release tablets Consumer Information (Wolters Kluwer)
- Oleptro Consumer Information (Cerner Multum)
- Oleptro Advanced Consumer Information (Micromedex)
- Oleptro Oral Advanced Consumer Information (Micromedex)
- Trazodone Consumer Information (Drugs.com)
- Trazodone Consumer Information (Wolters Kluwer)
- Trazodone extended-release tablets Consumer Information (Wolters Kluwer)
- Trazodone Consumer Information (Cerner Multum)
- Trazodone Advanced Consumer Information (Micromedex)
- Trazodone Oral Advanced Consumer Information (Micromedex)
- Trazodone Hydrochloride AHFS DI Monographs (ASHP)
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