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Is there a generic version of Eylea?

There is no generic version of Eylea (aflibercept) available at this time. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted the drug's manufacturer a patent in 2011, meaning no generic version can be sold until the patent expires in several years. Eylea is used to treat neovascular (wet) age-related macular degeneration, a condition that affects a person's ability to see straight ahead.

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