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Details for Patent: 6,214,815

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Which drugs does patent 6,214,815 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 6,214,815 protects ORTHO TRI-CYCLEN LO and is included in one NDA.

Protection for ORTHO TRI-CYCLEN LO has been extended six months for pediatric studies, as indicated by the *PED designation in the table below.

This patent has forty-four patent family members in twenty-six countries.
Summary for Patent: 6,214,815
Title: Triphasic oral contraceptive
Abstract:A method of contraception in which an estrogen and a progestogen are administered daily in a three phase sequence for 21 days is disclosed. In the first phase a combination of an estrogen and a progestogen in a low but contraceptively effective daily dosage corresponding in estrogenic activity to 23-28 .mu.g of 17.alpha.-ethinylestradiol and in progestogenic activity to 0.065-0.75 mg of norethindrone is administered for 5-8 days; followed by the administering of the same dosage of estrogen and a progestogen corresponding in progestogenic activity to 0.25-1.0 mg of norethindrone for 7-11 days; followed by the administering of the same dosage of estrogen and a progestogen corresponding in progestogenic activity to 0.35-2.0 mg of norethindrone for 3-7 days; followed by 4-8 days without administering either an estrogen or a progestogen.
Inventor(s): Shangold; Gary (Califon, NJ), Rubin; Arkady (Brooklyn, NY), Upmalis; David (Newtown, PA)
Assignee: Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Raritan, NJ)
Application Number:09/328,764
Patent Claim Types:
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Use; Composition; Dosage form;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 6,214,815

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
Janssen Pharms ORTHO TRI-CYCLEN LO ethinyl estradiol; norgestimate TABLET;ORAL-28 021241-001 Aug 22, 2002 AB RX Yes Yes ➤ Sign Up ➤ Sign Up Y ➤ 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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Non-Orange Book US Patents Family Members for Patent 6,214,815

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.

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6,809,107 Neurotrophic pyrrolidines and piperidines, and related compositions and methods ➤ Sign Up
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