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Details for Patent: 5,854,267

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Patent 5,854,267 protects PEPCID AC and is included in three NDAs. There are three tentative approvals for the compound protected by this patent. Additional details are available via the generic ingredient links below.

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

Summary for Patent: 5,854,267

Title: Method for preventing heartburn
Abstract:A method for preventing heartburn episodes in a patient susceptible to suffering heartburn episodes following ingestion of heartburn-inducing food or beverage, comprising administering to the patient, 30 minutes prior to consumption by the patient of the food or beverage, a composition comprising an amount of famotidine of 10 mg.
Inventor(s): Berlin; Roger (Haverford, PA), Gates; Thomas N. (Bonita Springs, FL), Simon; Thomas (Berwyn, PA)
Assignee: Merck & Co., Inc. (Rahway, NJ) Mc Neil-PPC, Inc. (Skillman, NJ)
Application Number:08/459,182
Patent Claim Types:
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Use; Composition;

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date Type RLD Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use
J And J Consumer Inc
PEPCID AC
famotidine
TABLET, CHEWABLE;ORAL020801-001Sep 24, 1998DISCNNo5,854,267*PED► subscribeY
J And J Consumer Inc
PEPCID AC
famotidine
TABLET;ORAL020902-001Aug 5, 1999OTCNo5,854,267*PED► subscribeY
J And J Consumer Inc
PEPCID AC
famotidine
TABLET;ORAL020325-001Apr 28, 1995OTCNo5,854,267*PED► subscribeY
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