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Caspofungin acetate - Generic Drug Details

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Caspofungin acetate is the generic ingredient in one branded drug marketed by Merck and is included in one NDA. There are three patents protecting this compound and one Paragraph IV challenge. Additional information is available in the individual branded drug profile pages.

This ingredient has ninety-three patent family members in forty-seven countries.

There are seven drug master file entries for caspofungin acetate. One supplier is listed for this compound. There are two tentative approvals for this compound.

Summary for Generic Name: caspofungin acetate

Tradenames:1
Patents:3
Applicants:1
NDAs:1
Drug Master File Entries: see list7
Suppliers / Packaging: see list1
Therapeutic Class:Antifungals
Formulation / Manufacturing:see details
Drug Prices:see low prices

Pharmacology for Ingredient: caspofungin acetate

Ingredient-typeLipopeptides
Drug ClassEchinocandin Antifungal

Tentative approvals for CASPOFUNGIN ACETATE

Applicant Application No. Form Dosage
<disabled><disabled>INJECTABLE; INJECTION50MG/VIAL
<disabled><disabled>INJECTABLE; INJECTION70MG/VIAL
<disabled><disabled>INJECTABLE;INJECTION50MG

Clinical Trials for: caspofungin acetate

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date Type RLD Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Exclusivity Expiration
Merck
CANCIDAS
caspofungin acetate
INJECTABLE;IV (INFUSION)021227-002Jan 26, 2001RXYes5,952,300*PEDSep 28, 2017Y
Merck
CANCIDAS
caspofungin acetate
INJECTABLE;IV (INFUSION)021227-002Jan 26, 2001RXYes5,514,650*PEDJul 26, 2015
Merck
CANCIDAS
caspofungin acetate
INJECTABLE;IV (INFUSION)021227-001Jan 26, 2001RXYes5,952,300*PEDSep 28, 2017Y
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Expired Orange Book Patents for Generic Ingredient: caspofungin acetate

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Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date Patent No. Patent Expiration
Merck
CANCIDAS
caspofungin acetate
INJECTABLE;IV (INFUSION)021227-001Jan 26, 20015,378,804*PED<disabled>
Merck
CANCIDAS
caspofungin acetate
INJECTABLE;IV (INFUSION)021227-001Jan 26, 20015,792,746*PED<disabled>
Merck
CANCIDAS
caspofungin acetate
INJECTABLE;IV (INFUSION)021227-001Jan 26, 20015,514,650*PED<disabled>
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Non-Orange Book Patents for Generic Ingredient: caspofungin acetate

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
5,792,746 Aza cyclohexapeptide compounds<disabled in preview>
5,378,804 Aza cyclohexapeptide compounds<disabled in preview>
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International Patent Family for Ingredient: caspofungin acetate

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration
Hungary9901586<disabled in preview>
Norway953648<disabled in preview>
JapanH06321986<disabled in preview>
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Due to the complexity of determining patent expirations even in a single country, compounded by the diversity of global patent laws, it is advisable to have patent counsel verify freedom to operate.

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Supplementary Protection Certificates for Tradename: CASPOFUNGIN ACETATE

Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration SPC Description
01/029Ireland<disabled>PRODUCT NAME: CASPOFUNGIN, OPTIONALLY IN THE FORM OF PHARMACEUTICALLY ACCEPTABLE SALT, ESPECIALLY CASPOFUNGIN ACETATE; REGISTRATION NO/DATE: EU/1/01/196/001-003 20011024; PAEDIATRIC INV. PLAN: P/30/2008
C0036France<disabled>PRODUCT NAME: THALIDOMIDE; REGISTRATION NO/DATE: EU/1/08/443/001 20080416
C/GB02/002United Kingdom<disabled>A SUPPLEMENTARY PROTECTION CERTIFICATE NO SPC/GB02/002 GRANTED TO MERCK SHARP + DOHME, CORP IN RESPECT OF THE PRODUCT CASPOFUNGIN, OPTIONALLY IN THE FORM OF A PHARMACEUTICALLY ACCEPTABLE SALT, ESPECIALLY CASPOFUNGIN ACETATE, WHICH WAS ADVERTISED AS COMING INTO FORCE IN JOURNAL NO 5919 DATED 30 OCTOBER 2002 HAS HAD ITS MAXIMUM PERIOD OF DURATION CORRECTED, IT WILL EXPIRE ON 24 OCTOBER 2016.
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