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Patent: 7,011,848

Summary for Patent: 7,011,848

Title:Hydrophobic component free sustained release nicotinic acid compositions for treating hyperlipidemia and related methods therefor
Abstract:An orally administered antihyperlipidemia composition according to the present invention includes from about 250 to about 3000 parts by weight of nicotinic acid, and from about 5 to about 50 parts by weight of hydroxypropyl methylcellulose. Also, a method of treating hyperlipidemia in a hyperlipidemic having a substantially periodic physiological loss of consciousness, includes the steps of forming a composition having an effective antihyperlipidemic amount of nicotinic acid and a time release sustaining amount of a swelling agent. The method also includes the step of orally administering the composition to the hyperlipidemic once per day "nocturnally," that is in the evening or at night.
Inventor(s): Bova; David J. (Hollywood, FL)
Assignee: KOS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Miami, FL)
Application Number:09/470,603
Patent Claim Types:
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Use; Composition; Dosage form; Formulation;
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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, 2001RXYes7,011,848<disabled>SECONDARY PREVENTION OF CARDIOVASCULAR EVENTS BY DOSING ONCE PER DAY IN THE EVENING OR AT NIGHT, THROUGH REDUCTION OF LDL-C, TC, TG, LP(A), AND INCREASE OF HDL-C
Abbvie
ADVICOR
lovastatin; niacin
TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL021249Dec 17, 2001RXYes7,011,848<disabled>TREATMENT OF HYPERTRIGLYCERIDEMIA BY DOSING ONCE PER DAY IN THE EVENING OR AT NIGHT, THROUGH REDUCTION OF LDL-C, TC, TG, LP(A), AND INCREASE OF HDL-C
Abbvie
ADVICOR
lovastatin; niacin
TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL021249Dec 17, 2001RXYes7,011,848<disabled>TREATMENT OF HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA BY DOSING ONCE PER DAY IN THE EVENING OR AT NIGHT, THROUGH REDUCTION OF LDL-C, TC, TG, LP(A) AND INCREASE OF HDL-C
Abbvie
ADVICOR
lovastatin; niacin
TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL021249Dec 17, 2001RXYes7,011,848<disabled>A METHOD OF USING A NICOTINIC ACID FORMULATION TO REDUCE ELEVATED TC, LDL-C AND TG LEVELS, AND RAISE HDL-C LEVELS IN PATIENTS WITH HYPERLIPIDEMIA
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International Patent Family for Patent: 7,011,848

Country Document Number Publication Date
Austria289197Mar 15, 2005
Australia4751802Aug 01, 2002
Australia6348198Sep 22, 1998
Australia6454598Sep 22, 1998
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