Brethine was originally manufactured by Novartis Pharmaceuticals. However, Novartis has stopped making Brethine. It is common for manufacturers to stop making a brand-name medication, especially once its patents have expired. Fortunately, a few manufacturers have chosen to make generic versions of Brethine.
Strengths of Generic Brethine
Generic Brethine is available in the following strengths:
Generic Brethine is made by the following manufacturers:
Lannett Co. Inc.
Written by/reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;Arthur Schoenstadt, MD
Last reviewed by: KristiMonson, PharmD;
List of references (click here):
Brethine [package insert]. East Hanover, NJ: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation;1999 April.
Food and Drug Administration, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research. Electronic orange book: Approved drug products with therapeutic equivalence evaluations. FDA Web site. Available at: http://www.fda.gov/cder/ob/. Accessed April 27, 2007.
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