Patent Expiry – July 2020

The following list relates to patents, of the more commonly used brands, that are expected to expire.

Expiry dates may be extended by the drug companies.

Generic Name Anticipated Patent Expiry Brand
Aliskiren tablets Apr 2020 Rasilez
Rotigotine patch Feb 2021 Neupro
Tapentadol tablets Feb 2021 Palexia
Prucalopride tablets May 2021 Resolor
Beclometasone + Formoterol inhaler Jul 2021 Fostair
Varenicline tablets Sep 2021 Champix
Amlodipine + Valsartan tablets Dec 2021 Exforge
Exenatide injection (Byetta® only) Nov 2021 Byetta