Generic Lialda Availability
LIALDA (mesalamine - tablet, delayed release;oral)
Has a generic version of Lialda been approved?
No. There is currently no therapeutically equivalent version of Lialda available in the United States.
Note: Fraudulent online pharmacies may attempt to sell an illegal generic version of Lialda. 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.
Mesalazine controlled release oral pharmaceutical compositions
Issued: August 10, 2004
Inventor(s): Roberto; Villa & Massimo; Pedrani & Mauro; Ajani & Lorenzo; Fossati
Assignee(s): Cosmo S.p.A.
Controlled-release oral pharmaceutical compositions containing as active ingredient 5-amino-salicylic acid, comprising: a) an inner lipophilic matrix consisting of substances with a melting point below 90° C. in which the active ingredient is at least partly inglobated; b) an outer hydrophilic matrix in which the lipophilic matrix is dispersed; c) optionally other excipients.Patent expiration dates:
- June 8, 2020✓
- June 8, 2020
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- Drug class: 5-aminosalicylates
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