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Patent 6,818,229 protects ADVICOR, NIASPAN, and SIMCOR, and is included in three NDAs. There have been zero Paragraph IV challenges on Simcor and

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:
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Use; Formulation; Compound; Dosage form;
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Glossary
Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date Type RLD Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use
Abbvie
ADVICOR
lovastatin; niacin
TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL021249Dec 17, 2001RXYes6,818,229<disabled>Y
Abbvie
ADVICOR
lovastatin; niacin
TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL021249Apr 27, 2006RXYes6,818,229<disabled>Y
Abbvie
NIASPAN
niacin
TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL020381Jul 28, 1997RXYes6,818,229<disabled>Y
Abbvie
NIASPAN
niacin
TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL020381Jul 28, 1997DISCNNo6,818,229<disabled>Y
Abbvie
NIASPAN
niacin
TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL020381Jul 28, 1997RXNo6,818,229<disabled>Y
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International Patent Family for Patent: 6,818,229

Country Document Number Publication Date
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)9839001Sep 11, 1998
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)9839002Sep 11, 1998
United States of America7998506Aug 16, 2011
United States of America2005118257Jun 02, 2005
United States of America7011848Mar 14, 2006
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