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Generic Sympazan Availability

Last updated on Jan 11, 2023.

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

SYMPAZAN (clobazam - film;oral)

  • Manufacturer: OTTER PHARMS
    Approval date: November 1, 2018
    Strength(s): 5MG [RLD], 10MG [RLD], 20MG [RLD]

Has a generic version of Sympazan been approved?

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

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

  • Patent 11,541,002

    Patent expiration dates:

    • September 5, 2039
      Drug product
  • Uniform films for rapid dissolve dosage form incorporating taste-masking compositions
    Patent 8,603,514
    Issued: December 10, 2013
    Assignee(s): MonoSol RX, LLC

    The present invention relates to rapid dissolve thin film drug delivery compositions for the oral administration of active components. The active components are provided as taste-masked or controlled-release coated particles uniformly distributed throughout the film composition. The compositions may be formed by wet casting methods, where the film is cast and controllably dried, or alternatively by an extrusion method.

    Patent expiration dates:

    • April 3, 2024
      Drug product
  • Uniform films for rapid-dissolve dosage form incorporating anti-tacking compositions
    Patent 8,765,167
    Issued: July 1, 2014
    Assignee(s): MonoSol Rx, LLC

    The present invention relates to water-soluble films incorporating anti-tacking agents and methods of their preparation. Anti-tacking agents may improve the flow characteristics of the compositions and thereby reduce the problem of film adhering to a user's mouth or to other units of film. In particular, the present invention relates to edible water-soluble delivery systems in the form of a film composition including a water-soluble polymer, an active component selected from cosmetic agents, pharmaceutical agents, vitamins, bioactive agents and combinations thereof and at least one anti-tacking agent.

    Patent expiration dates:

    • February 20, 2024
      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.

Further information

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