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Lacosamide - Generic Drug Details


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What are the generic drug sources for lacosamide and what is the scope of patent protection?

Lacosamide is the generic ingredient in two branded drugs marketed by Fresenius Kabi Usa, Indoco, Zydus Pharms, Ucb Inc, Alkem Labs Ltd, Hetero Labs Ltd Iii, Alembic Pharms Ltd, Amneal Pharms, Glenmark Pharms Ltd, Hetero Labs Ltd V, Msn Labs Pvt Ltd, Sciegen Pharms Inc, and Sun Pharm, and is included in seventeen NDAs. There is one patent protecting this compound and three Paragraph IV challenges. Additional information is available in the individual branded drug profile pages.

Lacosamide has twenty-two patent family members in eleven countries.

There are twenty-two drug master file entries for lacosamide. Twenty-two suppliers are listed for this compound. There are five tentative approvals for this compound.

Recent Clinical Trials for lacosamide

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SponsorPhase
Sherief Abd-ElsalamPhase 3
UCB Biopharma SRLPhase 2/Phase 3
Tongji HospitalPhase 4

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Generic filers with tentative approvals for LACOSAMIDE
Applicant Application No. Strength Dosage Form
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The 'tentative' approval signifies that the product meets all FDA standards for marketing, and, but for the patents / regulatory protections, it would approved.

Paragraph IV (Patent) Challenges for LACOSAMIDE
Tradename Dosage Ingredient Strength NDA ANDAs Submitted Submissiondate
VIMPAT Injection lacosamide 10 mg/mL, 20 mL 022254 1 2016-06-30
VIMPAT Tablets lacosamide 50 mg, 100 mg, 150 mg, and 200 mg 022253 14 2012-10-29
VIMPAT Oral Solution lacosamide 10 mg/mL 022255 3 2012-10-29

US Patents and Regulatory Information for lacosamide

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Exclusivity Expiration
Ucb Inc VIMPAT lacosamide SOLUTION;INTRAVENOUS 022254-001 Oct 28, 2008 AP RX Yes Yes See Plans and Pricing See Plans and Pricing See Plans and Pricing
Ucb Inc VIMPAT lacosamide SOLUTION;ORAL 022255-001 Apr 20, 2010 AA RX Yes Yes See Plans and Pricing See Plans and Pricing See Plans and Pricing
Ucb Inc VIMPAT lacosamide TABLET;ORAL 022253-004 Oct 28, 2008 AB RX Yes Yes See Plans and Pricing See Plans and Pricing See Plans and Pricing
Ucb Inc VIMPAT lacosamide TABLET;ORAL 022253-004 Oct 28, 2008 AB RX Yes Yes See Plans and Pricing See Plans and Pricing Y Y See Plans and Pricing
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Expired US Patents for lacosamide

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date Patent No. Patent Expiration
Ucb Inc VIMPAT lacosamide TABLET;ORAL 022253-001 Oct 28, 2008 See Plans and Pricing See Plans and Pricing
Ucb Inc VIMPAT lacosamide TABLET;ORAL 022253-003 Oct 28, 2008 See Plans and Pricing See Plans and Pricing
Ucb Inc VIMPAT lacosamide TABLET;ORAL 022253-004 Oct 28, 2008 See Plans and Pricing See Plans and Pricing
Ucb Inc VIMPAT lacosamide SOLUTION;INTRAVENOUS 022254-001 Oct 28, 2008 See Plans and Pricing See Plans and Pricing
>Applicant >Tradename >Generic Name >Dosage >NDA >Approval Date >Patent No. >Patent Expiration

EU/EMA Drug Approvals for lacosamide

Company Drugname Inn Product Number / Indication Status Generic Biosimilar Orphan Marketing Authorisation Marketing Refusal
UCB Pharma SA Vimpat lacosamide EMEA/H/C/000863
Vimpat is indicated as monotherapy and adjunctive therapy in the treatment of partial-onset seizures with or without secondary generalisation in adults, adolescents and children from 4 years of age with epilepsy.,
Authorised no no no 2008-08-29
UCB Pharma S.A. Lacosamide UCB lacosamide EMEA/H/C/005243
Lacosamide UCB is indicated as monotherapy and adjunctive therapy in the treatment of partial-onset seizures with or without secondary generalisation in adults, adolescents and children from 4 years of age with epilepsy.,
Authorised no no no 2019-08-26
Accord Healthcare S.L.U. Lacosamide Accord lacosamide EMEA/H/C/004443
Lacosamide Accord is indicated as monotherapy in the treatment of partial-onset seizures with or without secondary generalisation in adults, adolescents and children from 4 years of age with epilepsy.Lacosamide Accord is indicated as adjunctive therapy•         in the treatment of partial-onset seizures with or without secondary generalisation in adults, adolescents and children from 4 years of age with epilepsy.•         in the treatment of primary generalised tonic-clonic seizures in adults, adolescents and children from 4 years of age with idiopathic generalised epilepsy.
Authorised yes no no 2017-09-18
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International Patents for lacosamide

Country Patent Number Title Estimated Expiration
Canada 2248317 DERIVES AMINOACIDES ENANTIOMERIQUES AYANT UN EFFET ANTI-CONVULSIF (ANTICONVULSANT ENANTIOMERIC AMINO ACID DERIVATIVES) See Plans and Pricing
Spain 2218024 See Plans and Pricing
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) 9733861 See Plans and Pricing
Austria 202079 See Plans and Pricing
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Supplementary Protection Certificates for lacosamide

Patent Number Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration SPC Description
0888289 C00888289/01 Switzerland See Plans and Pricing PRODUCT NAME: LACOSAMIDUM; REGISTRATION NUMBER/DATE: SWISSMEDIC 59004 28.08.2009
0888289 CA 2009 00001 Denmark See Plans and Pricing
0888289 09C0006 France See Plans and Pricing PRODUCT NAME: LACOSAMIDE; REGISTRATION NO/DATE IN FRANCE: EU/1/08/470/001 DU 20080829; REGISTRATION NO/DATE AT EEC: EU/1/08/470/001 DU 20080829
0888289 C300376 Netherlands See Plans and Pricing PRODUCT NAME: LACOSAMIDE; REGISTRATION NO/DATE: EU/1/08/470/001-016 20080829
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