Deep knowledge on 
 small-molecule drugs and 
 the 110,000 global patents 
 covering them 

Free Patent Expiration Alerts


Upgrade to enjoy subscriber-only features like email alerts and data export. See the Plans and Pricing

DrugPatentWatch Database Preview

Details for Patent: 6,818,229

« Back to Dashboard

Summary for Patent: 6,818,229

Title: Intermediate release nicotinic acid compositions for treating hyperlipidemia
Abstract:Intermediate release nicotinic acid formulations having unique biopharmaceutical characteristics, such as Cmax, Tmax and AUC, which are suitable for oral administration once per day during the evening or at night for treating hyperlipidemia without causing drug-induced hepatotoxicity to such a level that requires the therapy to be discontinued, are disclosed. The intermediate nicotinic acid formulations can be administered as tablets in dosage strengths of, for example, 375 mg, 500 mg, 750 mg and 1000 mg.
Inventor(s): Cefali; Eugenio A. (Fort Lauderdale, FL), Bova; David J. (Boca Raton, FL)
Assignee: KOS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Miami, FL)
Application Number:08/962,027
Patent Claim Types:
see list of patent claims
Use; Formulation; Compound; Dosage form;
Patent Metrics:
Source: PatentQuant.com
Field: Pharmaceuticals
Back Citations: 286th percentile
Forward Citations: 0th percentile
Patent PDF download available with subscription

No matches for this query

International Patent Family for Patent: 6,818,229

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Norway994275<disabled in preview>
Norway994248<disabled in preview>
Finland991896<disabled in preview>
This preview shows a limited data set
Subscribe for full access, or try a Trial

Export unavailable in trial.
Subscribe for complete access.

For more information try a trial or see the database preview and plans and pricing

How are People Using DrugPatentWatch?

Drugs may be covered by multiple patents or regulatory protections. All trademarks and applicant names are the property of their respective owners or licensors.

Although great care is taken in the proper and correct provision of this service, thinkBiotech LLC does not accept any responsibility for possible consequences of errors or omissions in the provided information. There is no warranty that the information contained herein is error free. Users of this service are advised to seek professional advice and independent confirmation before considering acting on any of the provided information. thinkBiotech LLC reserves the right to amend, extend or withdraw any part or all of the offered service without notice.

Copyright 2002-2016 thinkBiotech LLC
ISSN: 2162-2639

Connect with Social Media:

`abc