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Details for Patent: 6,149,940

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Which drugs does patent 6,149,940 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 6,149,940 protects UROXATRAL and is included in one NDA.

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

This patent has fifty-one patent family members in thirty-eight countries.
Summary for Patent: 6,149,940
Title: Tablet with controlled release of alfuzosine chlorhydrate
Abstract:Pharmaceutical tablet which consists of: a) a first layer having the property of swelling considerably and quickly on contact with aqueous biological fluids, the first layer being produced by compression of a mixture or of a granulate comprising hydrophilic polymers, and b) a second layer adjacent to the first layer being formulated with hydrophilic polymers and with other auxiliary substances in order to give the preparation suitable properties of compressibility and in order to allow the release of alfuzosin hydrochloride within a predetermined time period.
Inventor(s): Maggi; Lauretta (Pavia, IT), Conte; Ubaldo (Busto Arisizio., IT), Grenier; Pascal (Saint Louis, FR), Vergnault; Guy (Saint Louis, FR), Dufour; Alain (Paris, FR), Jarreau; Fran.cedilla.ois Xavier (Versailles, FR), Rauch-Desanti; Clemence (Ozoire la Ferriere, FR)
Assignee: Synthelabo (Le Plessis-Robinson, FR) Jagotec AB (Hergiswil, CH)
Application Number:09/147,581
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Compound; Dosage form; Composition;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 6,149,940

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
Concordia Pharms Inc UROXATRAL alfuzosin hydrochloride TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 021287-001 Jun 12, 2003 AB RX Yes Yes ➤ Sign Up ➤ Sign Up ➤ 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: 6,149,940

Foriegn Application Priority Data
Foreign Country Foreign Patent Number Foreign Patent Date
France96 10551Aug 29, 1996
France97 04386Apr 10, 1997
PCT Information
PCT FiledAugust 22, 1997PCT Application Number:PCT/FR97/01515
PCT Publication Date:March 05, 1998PCT Publication Number: WO98/08515

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