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Last Updated: July 13, 2024

Deferiprone - Generic Drug Details


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

Deferiprone is the generic ingredient in two branded drugs marketed by Chiesi, Hikma, and Taro, and is included in five NDAs. There are seven patents protecting this compound and one Paragraph IV challenge. Additional information is available in the individual branded drug profile pages.

Deferiprone has forty-six patent family members in twenty-eight countries.

There are four drug master file entries for deferiprone. Three suppliers are listed for this compound.

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Recent Clinical Trials for deferiprone

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SponsorPhase
Assiut UniversityPhase 1
Cardio-theranostics LLCPhase 1
Rohan DharmakumarPhase 1

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Pharmacology for deferiprone
Drug ClassIron Chelator
Mechanism of ActionIron Chelating Activity
Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical (ATC) Classes for deferiprone
Paragraph IV (Patent) Challenges for DEFERIPRONE
Tradename Dosage Ingredient Strength NDA ANDAs Submitted Submissiondate
FERRIPROX Tablets deferiprone 500 mg 021825 1 2016-01-29

US Patents and Regulatory Information for deferiprone

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Exclusivity Expiration
Chiesi FERRIPROX deferiprone TABLET;ORAL 212269-001 May 19, 2020 RX Yes Yes ⤷  Sign Up ⤷  Sign Up ⤷  Sign Up
Chiesi FERRIPROX deferiprone TABLET;ORAL 021825-001 Oct 14, 2011 AB RX Yes No ⤷  Sign Up ⤷  Sign Up ⤷  Sign Up
Chiesi FERRIPROX deferiprone SOLUTION;ORAL 208030-002 Apr 20, 2018 DISCN Yes No ⤷  Sign Up ⤷  Sign Up ⤷  Sign Up
Chiesi FERRIPROX deferiprone SOLUTION;ORAL 208030-002 Apr 20, 2018 DISCN Yes No ⤷  Sign Up ⤷  Sign Up ⤷  Sign Up
Chiesi FERRIPROX deferiprone TABLET;ORAL 212269-001 May 19, 2020 RX Yes Yes ⤷  Sign Up ⤷  Sign Up ⤷  Sign Up
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Expired US Patents for deferiprone

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date Patent No. Patent Expiration
Chiesi FERRIPROX deferiprone SOLUTION;ORAL 208030-001 Sep 9, 2015 ⤷  Sign Up ⤷  Sign Up
Chiesi FERRIPROX deferiprone SOLUTION;ORAL 208030-002 Apr 20, 2018 ⤷  Sign Up ⤷  Sign Up
Chiesi FERRIPROX deferiprone TABLET;ORAL 212269-001 May 19, 2020 ⤷  Sign Up ⤷  Sign Up
Chiesi FERRIPROX deferiprone TABLET;ORAL 021825-002 Jul 25, 2019 ⤷  Sign Up ⤷  Sign Up
Chiesi FERRIPROX deferiprone TABLET;ORAL 021825-001 Oct 14, 2011 ⤷  Sign Up ⤷  Sign Up
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EU/EMA Drug Approvals for deferiprone

Company Drugname Inn Product Number / Indication Status Generic Biosimilar Orphan Marketing Authorisation Marketing Refusal
Chiesi Farmaceutici S.p.A. Ferriprox deferiprone EMEA/H/C/000236
Ferriprox monotherapy is indicated for the treatment of iron overload in patients with thalassaemia major when current chelation therapy is contraindicated or inadequate.Ferriprox in combination with another chelator is indicated in patients with thalassaemia major when monotherapy with any iron chelator is ineffective, or when prevention or treatment of life-threatening consequences of iron overload (mainly cardiac overload) justifies rapid or intensive correction.
Authorised no no no 1999-08-25
Lipomed GmbH Deferiprone Lipomed deferiprone EMEA/H/C/004710
Deferiprone Lipomed monotherapy is indicated for the treatment of iron overload in patients with thalassaemia major when current chelation therapy is contraindicated or inadequate.Deferiprone Lipomed in combination with another chelator is indicated in patients with thalassaemia major when monotherapy with any iron chelator is ineffective, or when prevention or treatment of life-threatening consequences of iron overload justifies rapid or intensive correction.
Authorised yes no no 2018-09-19
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International Patents for deferiprone

Country Patent Number Title Estimated Expiration
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) 2019082128 ⤷  Sign Up
Spain 2539414 ⤷  Sign Up
Eurasian Patent Organization 201071235 ЖИДКАЯ КОМПОЗИЦИЯ ДЛЯ ДЕФЕРИПРОНА С ПРИЯТНЫМ ВКУСОМ ⤷  Sign Up
China 114533689 延迟释放去铁酮片剂及其使用方法 (Delayed release deferiprone tablets and methods of use thereof) ⤷  Sign Up
Brazil PI0822206 Formulação líquida para deferiprona com um sabor agradável. ⤷  Sign Up
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