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Last Updated: October 23, 2021

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Claims for Patent: 10,016,403

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Summary for Patent: 10,016,403
Title:Sublingual fentanyl spray
Abstract: The present invention is directed to sublingual formulations containing fentanyl, a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, or derivative thereof, suitable for administration to a patient, and methods for treatment with the formulations.
Inventor(s): Kottayil; S. George (Long Grove, IL), Goskonda; Venkat R. (Phoenix, AZ), Zhu; Zhongyuan (Vernon Hills, IL), Kattookaran; Linet (Mount Prospect, IL), Parikh; Neha (Chicago, IL)
Application Number:15/478,430
Patent Litigation and PTAB cases: See patent lawsuits and PTAB cases for patent 10,016,403
Patent Claims: 1. A sublingual formulation comprising from about 0.1% to about 0.9% by weight fentanyl, a free base or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, or a fentanyl derivative selected from the group consisting of sufentanil, carfentanil, lofentanil and alfentanil, from about 20% to about 60% by weight ethanol and from about 1% to about 30% by weight propylene glycol.

2. The sublingual formulation of claim 1, wherein the concentration of ethanol is from about 50% to about 60% by weight.

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