There are currently no generic Uloric (febuxostat) products available, as this medication is protected by a patent. Once this patent expires in March 2014, there may be several companies that manufacture a generic version of Uloric. However, lawsuits or other patents for specific uses of Uloric may extend or shorten the exclusivity period of this medication. Febuxostat is the "generic name" of Uloric; it is not a "generic version" of the drug.
Is a Generic Version of Uloric Available?Uloric® (febuxostat) is a prescription medication approved for the treatment of gout. It belongs to a group of medications known as xanthine oxidase inhibitors.
Uloric is made by Takeda Pharmaceuticals America, Inc. Currently, Uloric is protected by patents that prevent any generic versions from being sold in the United States.