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PURIXAN Drug Patent Profile


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

Purixan is a drug marketed by Nova Labs Ltd and is included in one NDA.

The generic ingredient in PURIXAN is mercaptopurine. There are ten drug master file entries for this compound. Five suppliers are listed for this compound. Additional details are available on the mercaptopurine profile page.

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A generic version of PURIXAN was approved as mercaptopurine by DR REDDYS LABS SA on February 11th, 2004.

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National Cancer Institute (NCI)Phase 3
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Pharmacology for PURIXAN

US Patents and Regulatory Information for PURIXAN

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Exclusivity Expiration
Nova Labs Ltd PURIXAN mercaptopurine SUSPENSION;ORAL 205919-001 Apr 28, 2014 RX Yes Yes See Plans and Pricing See Plans and Pricing See Plans and Pricing
>Applicant >Tradename >Generic Name >Dosage >NDA >Approval Date >TE >Type >RLD >RS >Patent No. >Patent Expiration >Product >Substance >Delist Req. >Exclusivity Expiration

EU/EMA Drug Approvals for PURIXAN

Company Drugname Inn Product Number / Indication Status Generic Biosimilar Orphan Marketing Authorisation Marketing Refusal
Nova Laboratories Ireland Limited Xaluprine (previously Mercaptopurine Nova Laboratories) mercaptopurine EMEA/H/C/002022
Xaluprine is indicated for the treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) in adults, adolescents and children.
Authorised no no no 2012-03-09
>Company >Drugname >Inn >Product Number / Indication >Status >Generic >Biosimilar >Orphan >Marketing Authorisation >Marketing Refusal

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