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Generic Pexeva Availability

Last updated on Jan 11, 2023.

Pexeva is a brand name of paroxetine, approved by the FDA in the following formulation(s):

PEXEVA (paroxetine mesylate - tablet;oral)

  • Manufacturer: SEBELA IRELAND LTD
    Approval date: July 3, 2003
    Strength(s): EQ 10MG BASE [RLD], EQ 20MG BASE [RLD], EQ 30MG BASE [RLD], EQ 40MG BASE (discontinued) [RLD]

Has a generic version of Pexeva been approved?

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

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

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.

  • Crystalline paroxetine methane sulfonate
    Patent 7,598,271
    Issued: October 6, 2009
    Inventor(s): Benneker; Franciscus Bernardus Gemma & Van Dalen; Frans & Lemmens; Jacobus Maria & Peters; Theodorus Hendricus Antonium & Picha; Frantisek
    Assignee(s): Noven Therapeutics, LLC

    The invention relates to a compound, and pharmaceutically acceptable salts, having the formula I: wherein: R represents an alkyl or alkynyl group having 1-4 carbon atoms, or a phenyl group optionally substituted by C1-4 alkyl, alkylthio, alkoxy, halogen, nitro, acylamino, methylsulfonyl or methylenedioxy, or represents tetrahydronaphthyl, R1 represents hydrogen, trifluoro (C1-4) alkyl, alkyl or alkynyl, X represents hydrogen, alkyl having 1-4 carbon atoms, alkoxy, trifluoroalkyl, hydroxy, halogen, methylthio or aralkoxy, R2 represents: a C1-C10 alkyl group, a phenyl group optionally substituted by one or more of the following groups: a C1-C10 alkyl group, a halogen group, a nitro group, hydroxy group, and/or an alkoxy group.

    Patent expiration dates:

    • May 4, 2025
      Drug substance


Term Definition
Drug Patent A 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 Exclusivity Exclusivity 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.
RLD A 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.

Further information

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