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Generated: November 22, 2017

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Details for Patent: 6,063,811

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Which drugs does patent 6,063,811 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 6,063,811 protects VIOXX and is included in two NDAs.

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

This patent has thirty-seven patent family members in thirty-one countries.

Summary for Patent: 6,063,811

Title: Compositions for a once day treatment of cyclooxygenase-2 mediated diseases
Abstract:This application relates to a method of treating a disease susceptible to treatment with a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug by administering to a patient once daily an effective amount of 3-phenyl-4-(4-methylsulfonyl)phenyl)-2-(5H)-furanone.
Inventor(s): Hancock; Bruno (Beaconsfield, CA), Winters; Conrad (L'Ile Bizard, CA), Gertz; Barry (Summit, NJ), Ehrich; Elliot (Chatham, NJ)
Assignee: Merck & Co., Inc. (Rahway, NJ) Merch Frosst Canada & Co. (Kirkland, CA)
Application Number:09/180,647
Patent Claim Types:
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Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use
TABLET;ORAL021042-001May 20, 1999DISCNNoNo► Subscribe► SubscribeY
TABLET;ORAL021042-002May 20, 1999DISCNNoNo► Subscribe► SubscribeY
TABLET;ORAL021042-003Feb 25, 2000DISCNNoNo► Subscribe► SubscribeY
SUSPENSION;ORAL021052-001May 20, 1999DISCNNoNo► Subscribe► SubscribeY
SUSPENSION;ORAL021052-002May 20, 1999DISCNNoNo► Subscribe► SubscribeY
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Foreign Priority and PCT Information for Patent: 6,063,811

Foriegn Application Priority Data
Foreign Country Foreign Patent Number Foreign Patent Date
United Kingdom9612063Jun 10, 1996
PCT Information
PCT FiledMay 13, 1997PCT Application Number:PCT/US97/08041
PCT Publication Date:November 27, 1997PCT Publication Number: WO97/44028

International Patent Family for Patent: 6,063,811

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Norway985342► Subscribe
New Zealand332670► Subscribe
South Korea20000011082► Subscribe
South Korea100373622► Subscribe
Iceland4891► Subscribe
JapanH11512754► Subscribe
Israel126899► Subscribe
Indonesia16921► Subscribe
Hungary9902889► Subscribe
CroatiaP970262► Subscribe
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