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Details for Patent: 6,172,046

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Which drugs does patent 6,172,046 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 6,172,046 protects REBETOL and is included in two NDAs. There is one tentative approval for the compound protected by this patent. Additional details are available via the generic ingredient links below.

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

Summary for Patent: 6,172,046

Title: Combination therapy for eradicating detectable HCV-RNA in patients having chronic Hepatitis C infection
Abstract:There is disclosed a method for treating a patient having chronic hepatitis C infection to eradicate detectable HCV-RNA involving a combination therapy using a therapeutically effective amount of ribavirin and a therapeutically effective amount of interferon-alpha for a time period of from 20 up to 80 weeks.
Inventor(s): Albrecht; Janice K. (Winter Park, FL)
Assignee: Schering Corporation (Kenilworth, NJ)
Application Number:08/938,033
Patent Claim Types:
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Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use
Merck Sharp Dohme
CAPSULE;ORAL020903-001Jun 3, 1998DISCNNoNo6,172,046*PED► SubscribeY
Merck Sharp Dohme
CAPSULE;ORAL020903-002Jul 25, 2001RXYesYes6,172,046*PED► SubscribeY
SOLUTION;ORAL021546-001Jul 29, 2003RXYesYes6,172,046*PED► SubscribeY
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