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Last Updated: November 22, 2019

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Details for Patent: 6,451,289

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Which drugs does patent 6,451,289 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 6,451,289 protects XOPENEX and is included in one NDA.

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 Litigation and PTAB cases: See patent lawsuits and PTAB cases for patent 6,451,289
Patent Claim Types:
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Use; Formulation; Dosage form;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 6,451,289

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Submissiondate
Oak Pharms Inc XOPENEX levalbuterol hydrochloride SOLUTION;INHALATION 020837-003 Jan 30, 2002 AN RX Yes Yes   Start Trial   Start Trial   Start Trial
Oak Pharms Inc XOPENEX levalbuterol hydrochloride SOLUTION;INHALATION 020837-001 Mar 25, 1999 AN RX Yes Yes   Start Trial   Start Trial   Start Trial
Oak Pharms Inc XOPENEX levalbuterol hydrochloride SOLUTION;INHALATION 020837-002 Mar 25, 1999 AN RX Yes Yes   Start Trial   Start Trial   Start Trial
Oak Pharms Inc XOPENEX levalbuterol hydrochloride SOLUTION;INHALATION 020837-004 Jul 18, 2003 AN RX Yes Yes   Start Trial   Start Trial Y   Start Trial
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