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Details for Patent: 6,225,294

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Which drugs does patent 6,225,294 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 6,225,294 protects FOSAMAX and is included in one NDA.

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

This patent has ninety-one patent family members in forty countries.

This patent has expired prematurely due to non-payment of maintenance fees. See details below.

Summary for Patent: 6,225,294
Title: Method for inhibiting bone resorption
Abstract:Disclosed are methods for inhibiting bone resorption in mammals while minimizing the occurrence of or potential for adverse gastrointestinal effects. Also disclosed are pharmaceutical compositions and kits for carrying out the therapeutic methods disclosed herein.
Inventor(s): Daifotis; Anastasia G. (Westfield, NJ), Santora, II; Arthur C. (Watchung, NJ), Yates; A. John (Westfield, NJ)
Assignee: Merck & Co., Inc. (Rahway, NJ)
Application Number:09/440,577
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Compound; Dosage form; Device;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 6,225,294

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Submissiondate
Merck FOSAMAX alendronate sodium SOLUTION;ORAL 021575-001 Sep 17, 2003 DISCN Yes No ➤ 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 Submissiondate

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