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Details for Patent: 5,968,961

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Patent 5,968,961 protects ALINIA and is included in two NDAs.

This patent has one hundred and twenty-one patent family members in forty-two countries.

Summary for Patent: 5,968,961

Title: Pharmaceutical compositions of tizoxanide and nitazoxanide
Abstract:The present invention relates to a pharmaceutical composition containing as active agent, solid particles of a compound selected from the group consisting of: compound of formula I ##STR1## and mixtures thereof, said particles having a particle size smaller than 200 .mu.m, the mean particle size of the said active solid particles being greater than 10 .mu.m. It also relates to a pharmaceutical composition which contains at least one pharmaceutically acceptable acid.
Inventor(s): Rossignol; Jean-Fran.cedilla.ois (Clearwater, FL)
Assignee: Romark Laboratories, L.C. (Tampa, FL)
Application Number:08/852,447
Patent Claim Types:
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Composition; Compound; Dosage form;
Patent Metrics:
Source: PatentQuant.com
Field: Not categorized
Back Citations: 4th percentile
Forward Citations: 0th percentile

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date Type RLD Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use
Romark
ALINIA
nitazoxanide
TABLET;ORAL021497-001Jul 21, 2004RXYes5,968,961► subscribeY
Romark
ALINIA
nitazoxanide
FOR SUSPENSION;ORAL021498-001Nov 22, 2002RXYes5,968,961► subscribe
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Non-Orange Book Patents for Patent: 5,968,961

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.

Patent No. Title Estimated Patent Expiration
6,117,894 Acid stabilized pharmaceutical compositions of tizoxanide and nitazoxanide► subscribe
5,886,013 Antiviral composition► subscribe
5,856,348 Method for treatment of trematodes with pharmaceutical compositions of tizoxanide and nitazoxanide► subscribe
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International Patent Family for Patent: 5,968,961

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
African Regional IP Organization (ARIPO)1103► subscribe
African Regional IP Organization (ARIPO)645► subscribe
African Regional IP Organization (ARIPO)9600866► subscribe
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