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Although brand-name Serax is no longer being manufactured, generic forms of the medicine are currently available. Generic Serax comes in 10 mg, 15 mg, and 30 mg capsules. It is made by Actavis Elizabeth, Ivax Pharmaceuticals, and Sandoz Pharmaceuticals.

An Overview of Generic Serax

Serax® (oxazepam) is a prescription medication used to treat alcohol withdrawal and anxiety. It is one of a group of medications called benzodiazepines.
 
Brand-name Serax is no longer being made. Fortunately, a few companies are still making generic Serax.
 

Generic Serax Strengths

Generic Serax capsules are available in the following strengths:
 
  • Oxazepam 10 mg
  • Oxazepam 15 mg
  • Oxazepam 30 mg.
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Who Makes Generic Serax?

Generic Serax is made by the following manufacturers:
 
  • Actavis Elizabeth
  • Ivax Pharmaceuticals
  • Sandoz Pharmaceuticals.
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What Happened to Brand-Name Serax?

Serax was made by Wyeth Pharmaceuticals. In 2001, Wyeth decided to stop making Serax. This is a common fate of older medications. Once generic versions of a medication are available, it may not be profitable for a company to keep making the brand-name product. This is most likely what happened to brand-name Serax.
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