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Generated: November 23, 2017

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Details for Patent: 5,989,588

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Which drugs does patent 5,989,588 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 5,989,588 protects PEPCID COMPLETE and is included in one NDA. There has been one Paragraph IV challenge on Pepcid Complete.

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

Summary for Patent: 5,989,588

Title: Methods and compositions for preventing and treating heartburn
Abstract:A method for preventing heartburn episodes in a patient at risk to development of heartburn, comprising administering to the patient, following the heartburn inducing event but prior to development of heartburn, a composition comprising a pharmaceutically effective amount of an H.sub.2 antagonist and an amount of antacid having between about 15 mEq and 46 mEq acid neutralizing capacity.
Inventor(s): Korn; Scott H. (Richboro, PA), McNally; Gerard P. (Strafford, PA), Luber; Joseph R. (Quakertown, PA), Ells; Tom S. (Fort Washington, PA)
Assignee: Merck & Co., Inc. (Rahway, NY) McNeil-PPC, Inc. (Skillman, NJ)
Application Number:08/940,643
Patent Claim Types:
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Use; Composition; Dosage form;

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use
J And J Consumer Inc
calcium carbonate; famotidine; magnesium hydroxide
TABLET, CHEWABLE;ORAL020958-001Oct 16, 2000OTCYesYes► Subscribe► SubscribeY
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