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Profile for Tradename: MACUGEN

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Macugen is a drug marketed by Valeant Pharms Llc and is included in one NDA. It is available from one supplier. There are three patents protecting this drug.

This drug has three hundred and sixty-seven patent family members in thirty-six countries.

The generic ingredient in MACUGEN is pegaptanib sodium. One supplier is listed for this compound. Additional details are available on the pegaptanib sodium profile page.

Summary for Tradename: MACUGEN

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Pharmacology for Tradename: MACUGEN

Clinical Trials for: MACUGEN

Effect of Macugen(Pegaptanib)on Surgical Outcomes and VEGF Levels in Diabetic Patients With PDR (Diabetic Retinopathy or CSDME (Macular Edema)
Status: Completed Condition: Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy; Diabetic Macular Edema

Evaluation of Macugen Treatment of Macular Edema Due to Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion
Status: Completed Condition: Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion

Intravitreal Macugen for Ischaemic Diabetic Macular Oedema
Status: Completed Condition: Diabetic Macular Oedema

A Study On The Efficacy Of Macugen Injections In Patients With Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration In Real Life.
Status: Completed Condition: Exudative Age-related Macular Degeneration

The Effect of Macugen in Patients With Chronic, Post-Operative Cystoid Macular Edema
Status: Terminated Condition: Cystoid Macular Edema

Subretinal Macugen® for Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Status: Recruiting Condition: Age-related Macular Degeneration

A Pilot Study for the Treatment of Iris Neovascularization With Macugen
Status: Completed Condition: Iris Neovascularization; Diabetic Retinopathy

Macugen for Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy Study With Extended Dosing (M-PDRS ED)
Status: Active, not recruiting Condition: Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy

A Single-Center Trial of Intravitreous Injections of Macugen (Pegaptanib Sodium) Given at Least 7 Days Before Vitrectomy Secondary To Tractional Retinal Detachment in Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy
Status: Completed Condition: PDR

Continuation of Previous Study to Gather More Data on Effect of Macugen on the Corneal Endothelium
Status: Recruiting Condition: Age-Related Macular Degeneration; Retinal Vein Occlusion; Diabetic Macular Edema

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Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date Type RLD Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Exclusivity Expiration
Valeant Pharms Llc
pegaptanib sodium
INJECTABLE;INTRAVITREAL021756-001Dec 17, 2004RXYes6,051,698<disabled>Y <disabled>
Valeant Pharms Llc
pegaptanib sodium
INJECTABLE;INTRAVITREAL021756-001Dec 17, 2004RXYes6,011,020<disabled>Y <disabled>
Valeant Pharms Llc
pegaptanib sodium
INJECTABLE;INTRAVITREAL021756-001Dec 17, 2004RXYes5,932,462<disabled>Y <disabled>
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Non-Orange Book Patents for Tradename: MACUGEN

For Orange Book-listed patents (shown in the main table above) generic applications must certify that the listed patents are expired, invalid, or will not be infringed by generic entry.

The non-Orange Book patents listed below do not require formal certifications, so they do not automatically impede generic entry. Instead, they represent potential opportunities for branded firms to block generic entry through patent infringment challenges.

Patent No. Title Estimated Patent Expiration
5,688,935 Nucleic acid ligands of tissue target<disabled in preview>
6,229,002 Platelet derived growth factor (PDGF) nucleic acid ligand complexes<disabled in preview>
6,020,130 Nucleic acid ligands that bind to and inhibit DNA polymerases<disabled in preview>
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International Patent Family for Tradename: MACUGEN

Country Document Number Publication Date
European Patent Office0833944Dec 01, 1999
Australia2008201752May 15, 2008
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)9948904Sep 30, 1999
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