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Details for Patent: 5,607,697

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Patent 5,607,697 protects CLARINEX and is included in one NDA. There have been two Paragraph IV challenges on Clarinex. There are two tentative approvals for the compound protected by this patent. Additional details are available via the generic ingredient links below.

Protection for CLARINEX has been extended six months for pediatric studies, as indicated by the *PED designation in the table below.

Summary for Patent: 5,607,697

Title: Taste masking microparticles for oral dosage forms
Abstract:The present invention relates to a solid dosage form including a new type of taste masking microparticle having an adsorbate of, for example, mannitol, in the core thereof.
Inventor(s): Alkire; Todd G. (Crystal, MN), Sanftleben; Ronald A. (Maple Grove, MN), Schuehle; Steven S. (Maple Grove, MN)
Assignee: Cima Labs, Incorporated (Eden Prairie, MN)
Application Number:08/478,419
Patent Claim Types:
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Dosage form; Composition; Formulation; Compound;

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date Type RLD Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use
Merck Sharp Dohme
TABLET, ORALLY DISINTEGRATING;ORAL021312-002Jul 14, 2005RXNo5,607,697*PED► subscribe
Merck Sharp Dohme
TABLET, ORALLY DISINTEGRATING;ORAL021312-001Jun 26, 2002RXYes5,607,697*PED► subscribe
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