Even though the patents for Iquix (levofloxacin ophthalmic solution) have expired, a generic version is not yet available. There do not appear to be any other patents or other legal reasons preventing this, so a generic version could be expected soon. Quixin has the same active ingredient as Iquix, but in a different strength; therefore, these drugs are not interchangeable.
Can I Buy Generic Iquix?Iquix® (levofloxacin ophthalmic solution) is a prescription eye drop medication used to treat corneal ulcers. It belongs to a class of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones, or just "quinolones" for short.
Iquix is made by Santen Oy for VISTAKON® Pharmaceuticals, LLC. The patents for this medication have expired. However, it is not yet available in generic form.