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Details for Patent: 6,451,289

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Patent 6,451,289 protects XOPENEX and is included in one NDA. There have been three Paragraph IV challenges on Xopenex.

Summary for Patent: 6,451,289

Title: Albuterol formulations
Abstract:Albuterol formulations packaged in an oxygen-permeable plastic container have a long shelf life at room temperature. The formulations consist essentially of albuterol or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, sodium chloride, and water, have a pH of about 4, and contain less than 0.08% by weight of albuterol aldehyde and less than 1 ppm dissolved oxygen.
Inventor(s): Wherry, III; Robert J. (Nashua, NH), Mueller; Stewart H. (Sudbury, MA)
Assignee: Sepracor Inc. (Marlborough, MA)
Application Number:09/815,150
Patent Claim Types:
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Use; Formulation; Dosage form;
Patent Metrics:
Source: PatentQuant.com
Field: Pharmaceuticals
Back Citations: 10th percentile
Forward Citations: 2nd percentile

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date Type RLD Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use
Oak Pharms Inc
XOPENEX
levalbuterol hydrochloride
SOLUTION;INHALATION020837-003Jan 30, 2002RXYes6,451,289► subscribe
Oak Pharms Inc
XOPENEX
levalbuterol hydrochloride
SOLUTION;INHALATION020837-001Mar 25, 1999RXYes6,451,289► subscribe
Oak Pharms Inc
XOPENEX
levalbuterol hydrochloride
SOLUTION;INHALATION020837-002Mar 25, 1999RXYes6,451,289► subscribe
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