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Details for Patent: 6,602,911

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Patent 6,602,911 protects SAVELLA and is included in one NDA.

This patent has sixteen patent family members in nine countries.

Summary for Patent: 6,602,911
Title: Methods of treating fibromyalgia
Abstract:The present invention provides a method of treating fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS), chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), and pain in an animal subject. The method generally involves administering a therapeutically effective amount of a dual serotonin norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor compound or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein said dual serotonin norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor compound is characterized by a non-tricyclic structure and an equal or greater inhibition of norepinephrine reuptake than serotonin reuptake. In particular, the use of milnacipran to treat FMS, CFS, and pain is disclosed.
Inventor(s): Kranzler; Jay D. (La Jolla, CA), Rao; Srinivas G. (San Diego, CA)
Assignee: Cypress Bioscience, Inc. (San Diego, CA)
Application Number:10/028,547
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Drugs Protected by US Patent 6,602,911

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Submissiondate
Allergan Sales Llc SAVELLA milnacipran hydrochloride TABLET;ORAL 022256-001 Jan 14, 2009 RX Yes No   Start Trial   Start Trial MANAGEMENT OF FIBROMYALGIA (FM)   Start Trial
Allergan Sales Llc SAVELLA milnacipran hydrochloride TABLET;ORAL 022256-002 Jan 14, 2009 RX Yes No   Start Trial   Start Trial MANAGEMENT OF FIBROMYALGIA (FM)   Start Trial
Allergan Sales Llc SAVELLA milnacipran hydrochloride TABLET;ORAL 022256-003 Jan 14, 2009 RX Yes Yes   Start Trial   Start Trial MANAGEMENT OF FIBROMYALGIA (FM)   Start Trial
Allergan Sales Llc SAVELLA milnacipran hydrochloride TABLET;ORAL 022256-004 Jan 14, 2009 RX Yes No   Start Trial   Start Trial MANAGEMENT OF FIBROMYALGIA (FM)   Start Trial
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