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Generic Luvox CR Availability

See also: Generic Luvox

Luvox CR is a brand name of fluvoxamine, approved by the FDA in the following formulation(s):

LUVOX CR (fluvoxamine maleate - capsule, extended release;oral)

  • Manufacturer: JAZZ PHARMS
    Approval date: February 28, 2008
    Strength(s): 100MG, 150MG

All of the above formulations have been discontinued.

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

  • Multiparticulate controlled release selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor formulations
    Patent 7,465,462
    Issued: December 16, 2008
    Inventor(s): Jeary; Theresa Ann & Morrissey; Catherine Ann & Stark; Paul
    Assignee(s): Elan Pharma International Limited
    A multiparticulate controlled release selective serotonin reuptate inhibitor (SSRI) formulation for oral administration is provided. The formulation includes particles of an SSRI or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, which are coated with a rate-controlling polymer that allows controlled release of the SSRI over a period of not less than about 12 hours after oral administration. The rate controlling polymer includes a film-forming water-insoluble polymer, or a mixture of a film-forming water-insoluble polymer and a film-forming water-soluble polymer.
    Patent expiration dates:
    • May 10, 2020
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      Patent use: TREATMENT OF OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER TREATABLE WITH AN SSRI
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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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