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What is the competitive landscape for VIVUS, and what generic alternatives to VIVUS drugs are available?

VIVUS has two approved drugs.

There are fifteen US patents protecting VIVUS drugs.

There are ninety-nine patent family members on VIVUS drugs in twenty-nine countries.

Summary for Vivus
International Patents:99
US Patents:15
Tradenames:2
Ingredients:2
NDAs:2
Patent Litigation for Vivus: See patent lawsuits for Vivus

Drugs and US Patents for Vivus

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Exclusivity Expiration
Vivus QSYMIA phentermine hydrochloride; topiramate CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 022580-001 Jul 17, 2012 RX Yes No 9,011,906   Start Trial   Start Trial
Vivus Inc PANCREAZE pancrelipase (amylase;lipase;protease) CAPSULE, DELAYED RELEASE;ORAL 022523-005 Mar 7, 2014 RX Yes No 8,221,747   Start Trial Y   Start Trial
Vivus QSYMIA phentermine hydrochloride; topiramate CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 022580-001 Jul 17, 2012 RX Yes No 7,659,256   Start Trial Y   Start Trial
Vivus QSYMIA phentermine hydrochloride; topiramate CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 022580-003 Jul 17, 2012 RX Yes No 9,011,906   Start Trial   Start Trial
Vivus QSYMIA phentermine hydrochloride; topiramate CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 022580-002 Jul 17, 2012 RX Yes No 9,011,906   Start Trial   Start Trial
Vivus QSYMIA phentermine hydrochloride; topiramate CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 022580-004 Jul 17, 2012 RX Yes Yes 8,895,058   Start Trial Y   Start Trial
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Expired US Patents for Vivus

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date Patent No. Patent Expiration
Vivus QSYMIA phentermine hydrochloride; topiramate CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 022580-001 Jul 17, 2012 6,071,537   Start Trial
Vivus QSYMIA phentermine hydrochloride; topiramate CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 022580-004 Jul 17, 2012 6,071,537   Start Trial
Vivus QSYMIA phentermine hydrochloride; topiramate CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 022580-002 Jul 17, 2012 6,071,537   Start Trial
Vivus QSYMIA phentermine hydrochloride; topiramate CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 022580-003 Jul 17, 2012 6,071,537   Start Trial
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Paragraph IV (Patent) Challenges for VIVUS drugs
Drugname Dosage Strength Tradename Submissiondate
➤ Subscribe Extended-release Capsules 3.75 mg/23 mg, 7.5 mg/46 mg, 11.25 mg/69 mg, 15 mg/92 mg ➤ Subscribe 2013-07-18
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