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Is there a generic version of Avinza?

Currently, there is no generic version of Avinza available. The active ingredient in Avinza, morphine sulfate extended release, is available in other forms. However, these other medications are not equivalent to Avinza. King Pharmaceuticals presently holds an active patent on Avinza, giving it sole rights to produce the drug until this patent expires in November 2017. After that date, other pharmaceutical companies will be able to produce generic versions of Avinza.

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