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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 thirty 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 Submissiondate
Astrazeneca Pharms EPANOVA omega-3-carboxylic acids CAPSULE;ORAL 205060-001 May 5, 2014 DISCN Yes No   Start Trial   Start Trial Y   Start Trial
>Applicant >Tradename >Generic Name >Dosage >NDA >Approval Date >TE >Type >RLD >RS >Patent No. >Patent Expiration >Product >Substance >Delist Req. >Patented / Exclusive Use >Submissiondate

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

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