Brand Medications with Generic Alternatives Anticipated to be Approved In December
- Rapamune tablets 1mg & 2mg used in transplants
- Celebrex used to treat arthritis
- Valcyte used to treat cytomegalovirus disease prophylaxis
- Intuniv used to treat ADHD
- Focalin XR used to treat ADHD
- Protopic used to treat skin disorders
- Copaxone used to treat multiple sclerosis
Adverse reactions or quality problems experienced with the use of a recalled product may be reported to the FDA’s MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting Program either online, by regular mail or by fax.
- Complete and submit the report Online: www.fda.gov/medwatch/report.htm
- Regular Mail or Fax: Download form www.fda.gov/MedWatch/getforms.htm or call 1-800-332-1088 to request a reporting form, then complete and return to the address on the pre-addressed form, or submit by fax to 1-800-FDA-0178
Actual drug patent expiration dates and availability of new medications are subject to change due to patent litigation, settlement agreements, additional patents, exclusivities, and final FDA approval. Distribution and availability of new medications at pharmacies may not occur immediately following FDA approval. Prices referenced are estimates based on available data and are subject to change at the time a claim is processed. Patients are advised to speak with their healthcare professional or pharmacist regarding appropriateness as well as actual availability.
*This is provided for information purposes only. The reference to any medication above does not imply that the medication is covered by your plan.