Generic Xerese Availability
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on May 11, 2021.
XERESE (acyclovir; hydrocortisone - cream;topical)
Approval date: July 31, 2009
Strength(s): 5%;1% [RLD]
Has a generic version of Xerese been approved?
No. There is currently no therapeutically equivalent version of Xerese available in the United States.
Note: Fraudulent online pharmacies may attempt to sell an illegal generic version of Xerese. 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.
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.
Antiviral formulations comprising propylene glycol and an isopropyl alkanoic acid ester
Issued: May 29, 2007
Inventor(s): Lekare; Gunilla
Assignee(s): Medivir AB
A topical composition comprising an antiinflammatory glucocorticoid and a nucleoside analogue antiviral agent in a pharmaceutical carrier characterized in that the carrier comprises about 15 to about 25 weight % propylene glycol and about 10 to about 25 weight percent isopropyl C12–C22 alkanoic ester. The compositions have utility in the treatment or prophylaxis of herpesvirus infections and exhibit superior antiviral and therapeutic efficacy and an improved shelf life.
Patent expiration dates:
- November 13, 2022✓✓
- November 13, 2022✓✓
- November 13, 2022
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