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Details for Patent: 6,379,704

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Which drugs does patent 6,379,704 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 6,379,704 protects VIVITROL and is included in one NDA.

This patent has nineteen patent family members in eleven countries.

Summary for Patent: 6,379,704
Title: Method for preparing microparticles having a selected polymer molecular weight
Abstract:A method for preparing microparticles having a selected polymer molecular weight. The hold time and temperature of a solution containing a nucleophilic compound and a polymer having a starting molecular weight are controlled in order to control the molecular weight of the polymer in the finished microparticle product. In this manner, a selected polymer molecular weight in the finished microparticle product can be achieved from a variety of starting material molecular weights.
Inventor(s): Wright; Steven G. (Madeira, OH), Rickey; Michael E. (Loveland, OH), Ramstack; J. Michael (Lebanon, OH), Lyons; Shawn L. (Cincinnati, OH), Hotz; Joyce M. (Cincinnati, OH)
Assignee: Alkermes Controlled Therapeutics Inc. II (Cambridge, MA)
Application Number:09/870,751
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Use; Compound;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 6,379,704

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Submissiondate
Alkermes VIVITROL naltrexone FOR SUSPENSION, EXTENDED RELEASE;INTRAMUSCULAR 021897-001 Apr 13, 2006 RX Yes Yes   See Pricing   See Pricing Y   See Pricing
>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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