Carlisle Medical Pharmacy News — Upcoming First Time Generic Releases

Released: 08/25/2014   By: Carl Richie, Pharmacy Manager

It is anticipated the following Brand medications will have a generic drug launched the third and fourth quarter of 2014. As new generics are launched, Carlisle Medical contacts prescribing physicians to make them aware. If you have any questions or if we may assist you with your pharmacy needs, please contact us at 800-553-1783 or at

Brand Generic Name Use
Naprelean Naproxen Sodium Used to treat tendonitis, bursitis, gout, menstrual cramps, or mild to moderate pain.
Actonel (5mg, 30mg, 35mg) Risedronate Sodium Used to treat or prevent osteoporosis in men and women. It is also used to treat Paget’s disease of bone.
Nuvigil Armodafinil Nuvigil is used to treat excessive sleepiness caused by sleep apnea, narcolepsy, or shift work sleep disorder.