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Is there a generic version of Xolair?

There is currently no generic version of Xolair available. Do not confuse Xolair's generic name, omalizumab, with a generic version of the drug. Xolair is classified with "biologic" drugs, which are governed by different laws and regulations than other medications. These laws and regulations do not allow companies to manufacture generic versions of biologic drugs. A generic Xolair may never be available unless the laws and regulations change.

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