An Overview of Generic Serax
) 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.
Who Makes Generic Serax?
Generic Serax is made by the following manufacturers:
- Actavis Elizabeth
- Ivax Pharmaceuticals
- Sandoz Pharmaceuticals.
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.