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Generic QNASL Availability

Last updated on Jan 11, 2023.

QNASL is a brand name of beclomethasone nasal, approved by the FDA in the following formulation(s):

QNASL (beclomethasone dipropionate - aerosol, metered;nasal)

  • Manufacturer: TEVA BRANDED PHARM
    Approval date: March 23, 2012
    Strength(s): 0.08MG/ACTUATION [RLD]
  • Manufacturer: TEVA BRANDED PHARM
    Approval date: December 17, 2014
    Strength(s): 0.04MG/ACTUATION [RLD]

Has a generic version of QNASL been approved?

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

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

  • Nasal spray device
    Patent 10,188,811
    Issued: January 29, 2019

    A nasal spray device for the delivery of a pharmaceutical formulation to the nasal cavity in metered doses. The device includes: a pressurised aerosol canister including a vial containing a pharmaceutical formulation including an active ingredient, a propellant and, optionally, a co-solvent, the aerosol canister further including a metering valve having a valve stem; and an actuator for the aerosol canister, the actuator including a stem block having a receptacle into which the valve stem of metering valve of the aerosol canister is received and axially located and being displaceable relative to the vial of the aerosol canister to actuate the metering valve of the aerosol canister, a sump extending below the receptacle, the stem block further defining a discharge orifice for the pharmaceutical formulation and a transfer channel through which a dispensed dose of the pharmaceutical formulation is able to pass from the sump to the discharge orifice.

    Patent expiration dates:

    • October 21, 2031
      Drug product
  • Dispensing apparatus with dosage counter
    Patent 7,780,038
    Issued: August 24, 2010
    Inventor(s): Ingram; Simon & Campling; Nick & Bradley; Duncan
    Assignee(s): Consort Medical plc

    A dispensing apparatus (1) comprising a housing containing a dosage counter comprising at least two annular members (11, 13) and a cog (12), each being mounted rotationally. The housing is suitable for receiving, in use, a container (1) containing a product for dispensation. Each actuation of the apparatus causes the first annular member to incrementally rotate which, after a predetermined number of actuations of the apparatus, causes the cog to rotate, the rotation of the cog causing the second annular member to incrementally rotate.

    Patent expiration dates:

    • January 24, 2027
      Drug product


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.

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