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When do Megestrol Acetate patents expire, and what generic alternatives are available?

Megestrol Acetate is a drug marketed by Akorn, Breckenridge, Hikma Pharms, Par Pharm, Pharm Assoc, Teva Pharms, Twi Pharms, Wockhardt Bio Ag, Barr, Teva, and Usl Pharma. and is included in fifteen NDAs.

The generic ingredient in MEGESTROL ACETATE is megestrol acetate. There are eighteen drug master file entries for this compound. Fifteen suppliers are listed for this compound. Additional details are available on the megestrol acetate profile page.

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A generic version of MEGESTROL ACETATE was approved as megestrol acetate by PAR PHARM on August 8th, 1988.

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Drug patent expirations by year for MEGESTROL ACETATE

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Recent Clinical Trials for MEGESTROL ACETATE

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University Health Network, TorontoPhase 1
Xiaojun ChenPhase 2/Phase 3
Huashan HospitalPhase 2/Phase 3

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Pharmacology for MEGESTROL ACETATE
Drug ClassProgestin
Medical Subject Heading (MeSH) Categories for MEGESTROL ACETATE
Paragraph IV (Patent) Challenges for MEGESTROL ACETATE
Tradename Dosage Ingredient NDA Submissiondate
MEGACE ES SUSPENSION;ORAL megestrol acetate 021778 2011-04-27
MEGACE SUSPENSION;ORAL megestrol acetate 020264

US Patents and Regulatory Information for MEGESTROL ACETATE

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Exclusivity Expiration
Akorn MEGESTROL ACETATE megestrol acetate SUSPENSION;ORAL 203960-001 Jun 9, 2017 AB RX No No ⤷  Free Forever Trial ⤷  Free Forever Trial ⤷  Free Forever Trial
Twi Pharms MEGESTROL ACETATE megestrol acetate SUSPENSION;ORAL 203139-001 Aug 27, 2014 AB RX No No ⤷  Free Forever Trial ⤷  Free Forever Trial ⤷  Free Forever Trial
Par Pharm MEGESTROL ACETATE megestrol acetate SUSPENSION;ORAL 075671-001 Jul 25, 2001 AB RX No Yes ⤷  Free Forever Trial ⤷  Free Forever Trial ⤷  Free Forever Trial
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