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Details for Patent: 5,776,433

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Patent 5,776,433 protects AEROSPAN HFA and is included in one NDA.

This patent has twelve patent family members in eleven countries.

Summary for Patent: 5,776,433

Title: Flunisolide aerosol formulations
Abstract:Pharmaceutical aerosol formulations substantially free of chlorofluorocarbons and comprising a therapeutically effective amount of flunisolide in solution with ethanol and a propellant selected from the group consisting of 1,1,1,2-tetrafluoroethane, 1,1,1,2,3,3,3-heptafluoropropane and a mixture thereof are used for the treatment of bronchial asthma. The formulation may be delivered by a metered dose inhaler with a canister that is inert to flunisolide.
Inventor(s): Tzou; Tsi-Zong (Lake Elmo, MN), Schultz; Robert K. (Edina, MN), Ross; Danna L. (Pine Springs, MN)
Assignee: Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company (St. Paul, MN)
Application Number:08/456,029
Patent Claim Types:
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Formulation; Compound; Use; Delivery;

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date Type RLD Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use
Meda Pharms
AEROSPAN HFA
flunisolide
AEROSOL, METERED;INHALATION021247-001Jan 27, 2006RXYes5,776,433► subscribeY
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Non-Orange Book Patents for Patent: 5,776,433

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Patent No. Title Estimated Patent Expiration
5,980,867 Flunisolide aerosol formulations► subscribe
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International Patent Family for Patent: 5,776,433

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Australia1098695► subscribe
Australia680967► subscribe
Canada2178473► subscribe
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