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Details for Patent: 5,840,737

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Patent 5,840,737 protects ZEGERID and ZEGERID OTC and is included in two NDAs. There have been zero Paragraph IV challenges on Zegerid OTC and Zegerid

This patent has sixty patent family members in twenty-three countries.

Summary for Patent: 5,840,737

Title: Omeprazole solution and method for using same
Abstract:A pharmaceutical composition includes an aqueous solution/suspension of omeprazole or other substituted benzimidazoles and derivatives thereof in a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier comprising a bicarbonate salt of a Group IA metal. A method for treating and/or preventing gastrointestinal conditions by administering to a patient a pharmaceutical composition including an aqueous solution/suspension of omeprazole or other substituted benzimidazoles and derivatives thereof in a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier including a bicarbonate salt of a Group IA metal wherein the administering step consists of a single dosage form without requiring further administering of the bicarbonate salt of the Group IA metal. A pharmaceutical composition for making a solution/suspension of omeprazole or other substituted benzimidazoles and derivatives thereof includes omeprazole or other substituted benzimidazoles and derivatives thereof and a bicarbonate salt of a Group IA metal in a form for convenient storage whereby when the composition is dissolved in aqueous solution, the resulting solution is suitable for enteral administration.
Inventor(s): Phillips; Jeffrey Owen (Columbia, MO)
Assignee: The Curators of the University of Missouri (Columbia, MO)
Application Number:08/680,376
Patent Claim Types:
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Use; Composition; Formulation; Dosage form;
Patent Metrics:
Source: PatentQuant.com
Field: Not categorized
Back Citations: 10th percentile
Forward Citations: 3rd percentile

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date Type RLD Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use
Santarus Inc
ZEGERID
omeprazole; sodium bicarbonate
FOR SUSPENSION;ORAL021636-001Jun 15, 2004RXNo5,840,737► subscribe SHORT-TERM TREATMENT OF ACTIVE DUODENAL ULCER; TREATMENT OF HEARTBURN AND OTHER SYMPTOMS ASSOCIATED WITH GERD; SHORT-TERM TREATMENT OF EROSIVE ESOPHAGITIS; MAINTENANCE OF HEALING OF EROSIVE ESOPHAGITIS
Santarus Inc
ZEGERID
omeprazole; sodium bicarbonate
FOR SUSPENSION;ORAL021636-002Dec 21, 2004RXYes5,840,737► subscribe REDUCTION OF RISK OF UPPER GASTROINTESTINAL BLEEDING IN CRITICALLY ILL PATIENTS
Santarus Inc
ZEGERID
omeprazole; sodium bicarbonate
FOR SUSPENSION;ORAL021636-002Dec 21, 2004RXYes5,840,737► subscribe SHORT TERM TREATMENT OF ACTIVE BENIGN GASTRIC ULCER
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Non-Orange Book Patents for Patent: 5,840,737

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Patent No. Title Estimated Patent Expiration
RE45198Omeprazole solution and method for using same► subscribe
6,699,885 Substituted benzimidazole dosage forms and methods of using same► subscribe
6,489,346 Substituted benzimidazole dosage forms and method of using same► subscribe
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International Patent Family for Patent: 5,840,737

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Argentina038157► subscribe
Austria340574► subscribe
Australia1907100► subscribe
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