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Generic Enstilar Availability

Enstilar is a brand name of betamethasone/calcipotriene topical, approved by the FDA in the following formulation(s):

ENSTILAR (betamethasone dipropionate; calcipotriene - aerosol, foam;topical)

  • Manufacturer: LEO PHARMA AS
    Approval date: October 16, 2015
    Strength(s): 0.064%;0.005% [RLD]

Has a generic version of Enstilar been approved?

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

Note: Fraudulent online pharmacies may attempt to sell an illegal generic version of Enstilar. 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: Generic Drug FAQs.

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.

  • Pharmaceutical composition
    Patent 6,753,013
    Issued: June 22, 2004
    Inventor(s): Erik; Didriksen & Gert; Høy
    Assignee(s): Leo Pharmaceutical Products, Ltd. A/S

    A pharmaceutical composition for dermal use, wherein the composition has a first pharmacologically active component A consisting of at least one vitamin D or vitamin D analogue, and a second pharmacologically active component B consisting of at least one corticosteroid, wherein the difference between the maximum stability pH of said first component A and the maximum stability pH of said second component B is at least 1. The composition can also have at least one solvent component C, where component C is compounds of the general formula R3 (OCH2C(R1)H)xOR2 (I), wherein x is in the range of 2-60, R1 in each of the x units independently is H or CH3, R2 is straight chain or branched C1-20alkyl or benzoyl, and R3 is H or phenylcarbonyloxy; di-(straight or branched)-C4-10alkyl esters of C4-C8dicarboxylic acids; straight or branched C12-18-alkyl benzoates; straight or branched C2-4-alkyl esters of straight or branched C10-18-alkanoic or -alkenoic acids; propylenglycol diesters with C8-14-alkanoic acids; and branched primary C18-24alkanols.

    Patent expiration dates:

    • January 27, 2020
      Patent use: PLAQUE PSORIASIS
      Drug product
  • Pharmaceutical spray composition comprising a vitamin D analogue and a corticosteroid
    Patent 9,119,781
    Issued: September 1, 2015
    Assignee(s): LEO PHARMA A/S

    The present invention relates to a topical spray composition comprising a biologically active vitamin D derivative and a corticosteroid, and its use in the treatment of dermal diseases and conditions. The spray comprises especially a propellant selected from the group consisting of dimethyl ether, diethyl ether and methylethyl ether or a mixture thereof and further a pharmaceutically acceptable lipid carrier solubilised or suspended in said propellant.

    Patent expiration dates:

    • June 10, 2031
      Patent use: PLAQUE PSORIASIS
      Drug product

Related Exclusivities

Exclusivity is exclusive marketing rights granted by the FDA upon approval of a drug and can run concurrently with a patent or not. Exclusivity is a statutory provision and is granted to an NDA applicant if statutory requirements are met.

  • Exclusivity expiration dates:

    • October 16, 2018 - NEW PRODUCT

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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.
RLDA Reference Listed Drug (RLD) is an approved drug product to which new generic versions are compared to show that they are bioequivalent. A drug company seeking approval to market a generic equivalent must refer to the Reference Listed Drug in its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA). By designating a single reference listed drug as the standard to which all generic versions must be shown to be bioequivalent, FDA hopes to avoid possible significant variations among generic drugs and their brand name counterpart.