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Patent 6,455,540 protects FACTIVE and is included in one NDA.

This patent has fifteen patent family members in twelve countries.

Summary for Patent: 6,455,540
Title: Methods of use of quinolone compounds against anaerobic pathogenic bacteria
Abstract:This invention relates, in part, to newly identified methods of using quinolone antibiotics, particularly a gemifloxacin compound against pathogenic bacteria, especially anaerobic pathogens.
Inventor(s): Citron; Diane M. (Santa Monica, CA), Goldstein; Ellie J. C. (Santa Monica, CA)
Assignee: SmithKline Beecham Corporation (Philadelphia, PA)
Application Number:09/976,323
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Use; Composition;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 6,455,540

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Submissiondate
Lg Chem Ltd FACTIVE gemifloxacin mesylate TABLET;ORAL 021158-001 Apr 4, 2003 AB RX Yes Yes   Start Trial   Start Trial USE OF QUINOLONE COMPOUNDS AGAINST ANAEROBIC PATHOGENIC BACTERIA   Start Trial
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International Family Members for US Patent 6,455,540

Country Patent Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Austria 383157   Start Trial
Australia 6201600   Start Trial
Canada 2281817   Start Trial
Canada 2282066   Start Trial
Canada 2283141   Start Trial
Canada 2283352   Start Trial
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