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Details for Patent: 6,268,489

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Which drugs does patent 6,268,489 protect, and when does it expire?


Patent 6,268,489 protects ZITHROMAX and ZMAX and is included in seven NDAs. There has been one Paragraph IV challenge on Zithromax.

This patent has sixty-eight patent family members in forty-two countries.

Summary for Patent: 6,268,489

Title: Azithromycin dihydrate
Abstract:Non-hygroscopic, azithromycin (9-deoxo-9a-aza-9a-methyl-9a-homoerythromycin) dihydrate and a process therefor.
Inventor(s): Allen; Douglas J. M. (New London, CT), Nepveux; Kevin M. (Old Saybrook, CT)
Assignee: Pfizer Inc. (New York, NY)
Application Number:07/994,040
Patent Claim Types:
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Compound; Use;

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use
Pfizer
ZITHROMAX
azithromycin
FOR SUSPENSION;ORAL050710-001Oct 19, 1995ABRXYesNo6,268,489► SubscribeY
Pfizer
ZITHROMAX
azithromycin
FOR SUSPENSION;ORAL050710-002Oct 19, 1995ABRXYesYes6,268,489► SubscribeY
Pfizer
ZITHROMAX
azithromycin
TABLET;ORAL050711-001Jul 18, 1996ABRXYesNo6,268,489► SubscribeY
Pfizer
ZITHROMAX
azithromycin
TABLET;ORAL050730-001Jun 12, 1996ABRXYesYes6,268,489► SubscribeY
Pfizer
ZITHROMAX
azithromycin
INJECTABLE;INJECTION050733-001Jan 30, 1997APRXYesYes6,268,489► SubscribeY
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Foreign Priority and PCT Information for Patent: 6,268,489

Foriegn Application Priority Data
Foreign Country Foreign Patent Number Foreign Patent Date
PCT/US87/01612Jul 09, 1987

International Patent Family for Patent: 6,268,489

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
African Regional IP Organization (ARIPO)44► Subscribe
African Regional IP Organization (ARIPO)8800093► Subscribe
Argentina243532► Subscribe
Austria71370► Subscribe
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