Generic Valturna Availability

Valturna is a brand name of aliskiren/valsartan, approved by the FDA in the following formulation(s):

VALTURNA (aliskiren hemifumarate; valsartan - tablet;oral)

  • Manufacturer: NOVARTIS
    Approval date: September 16, 2009
    Strength(s): EQ 150MG BASE;160MG, EQ 300MG BASE;320MG

Has a generic version of Valturna been approved?

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

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

  • .delta.-amino-.gamma.-hydroxy-.omega.-aryl-alkanoic acid amides
    Patent 5,559,111
    Issued: September 24, 1996
    Inventor(s): G oschke; Richard & Maibaum; J urgen K. & Schilling; Walter & Stutz; Stefan & Rigollier; Pascal & Yamaguchi; Yasuchika & Cohen; Nissim C. & Herold; Peter
    Assignee(s): Ciba-Geigy Corporation
    .delta.-Amino-.gamma.-hydroxy-.omega.-aryl-alkanoic acid amides of formula I ##STR1## and the salts thereof, have renin-inhibiting properties and can be used as antihypertensive medicinal active ingredients.
    Patent expiration dates:
    • July 21, 2018
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      Patent use: TREATMENT OF HYPERTENSION
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  • Combination comprising a renin inhibitor and an angiotensin receptor inhibitor for hypertension
    Patent 8,168,616
    Issued: May 1, 2012
    Inventor(s): Hewitt; William & Vasella; Daniel Lucius & Webb; Randy Lee
    Assignee(s): Novartis AG
    The invention relates to a combination comprising the renin inhibitor of formula (I) or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof.
    Patent expiration dates:
    • July 3, 2026
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Glossary

TermDefinition
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.
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