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Since all of the patents have expired, generic Eskalith is now available. In fact, only generic versions of the drug are available because the brand-name medication is no longer produced. It is available in two strengths: 300-mg capsules, and 450-mg extended-release tablets. Apotex, Major Pharmaceuticals, and Roxane Laboratories are among the companies that manufacture generic Eskalith.
An Overview of Generic EskalithEskalith® (lithium carbonate) is a prescription medication approved to treat bipolar disorder (also known as manic depression). It comes in two forms: regular Eskalith capsules and extended-release Eskalith CR® tablets.
Who Makes Generic Eskalith?Generic Eskalith and Eskalith CR are made by the following manufacturers:
- Major Pharmaceuticals
- Roxane Laboratories
- UDL Laboratories
- West Ward Pharmaceuticals.
- Lithium carbonate 300 mg capsules (equivalent to Eskalith)
- Lithium carbonate 450 mg extended-release tablets (equivalent to Eskalith CR).