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Details for Patent: 5,948,818

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Which drugs does patent 5,948,818 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 5,948,818 protects EPANOVA and is included in one NDA.

This patent has twenty-nine patent family members in twenty-three countries.
Summary for Patent: 5,948,818
Title: Treatment of inflammatory bowel disease using oral dosage forms of omega-3 polyunsaturated acids
Abstract:Inflammatory bowel disease, especially Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, is treated by administration of an oral dosage form, containing as an active principle an omega-3 polyunsaturated acid in free acid form or as a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, which releases the acid in the ileum. Preferably the oral dosage form is a gelatine capsule coated with a poly(ethylacrylate-methylmethacrylate).
Inventor(s): Buser; Thomas (Ziefen, CH), Camporesi; Emilio P. (Ziefen, CH)
Assignee: Tillotts Pharma AG (Ziefen, CH)
Application Number:09/069,751
Patent Claim Types:
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Compound; Dosage form; Use;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 5,948,818

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Patent Submitted
Astrazeneca Pharms EPANOVA omega-3-carboxylic acids CAPSULE;ORAL 205060-001 May 5, 2014 RX Yes Yes ➤ Sign Up ➤ Sign Up Y ➤ Sign Up
Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Patent Submitted

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Foreign Priority and PCT Information for Patent: 5,948,818

Foriegn Application Priority Data
Foreign Country Foreign Patent Number Foreign Patent Date
United Kingdom9509764May 15, 1995

Non-Orange Book US Patents Family Members for Patent 5,948,818

For Orange Book-listed patents (shown in the main table above) generic applications must certify that the listed patents are expired, invalid, or will not be infringed by generic entry.

The non-Orange Book patents listed below do not require formal certifications, so they do not automatically impede generic entry. Instead, they represent potential opportunities for branded firms to block generic entry through patent infringment challenges.

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5,792,795 Treatment of inflammatory bowel disease using oral dosage forms of omega-3 polyunsaturated acids ➤ Sign Up
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