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Details for Patent: 6,718,972

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Summary for Patent: 6,718,972
Title: Dose metering system for medicament inhaler
Abstract:A new and improved inhaler includes an accurate and consistent mechanical dose metering system that dispenses dry powdered medicament in discrete amounts or doses for patient inhalation, a pressure relief system that manages pressure within a medicament reservoir of the inhaler to ensure consistently dispensed doses, and a dose counting system indicating the number of doses remaining in the inhaler.
Inventor(s): O'Leary; David (Essex, GB)
Assignee: IVAX Corporation (Miami, FL)
Application Number:09/888,197
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Drugs Protected by US Patent 6,718,972

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Patent Submitted
Teva Branded Pharm PROAIR RESPICLICK albuterol sulfate POWDER, METERED;INHALATION 205636-001 Mar 31, 2015 RX Yes Yes ➤ Try a Free Trial ➤ Try a Free Trial Y ➤ Try a Free Trial
Teva Pharm AIRDUO RESPICLICK fluticasone propionate; salmeterol xinafoate POWDER;INHALATION 208799-001 Jan 27, 2017 RX Yes No ➤ Try a Free Trial ➤ Try a Free Trial Y ➤ Try a Free Trial
Teva Pharm AIRDUO RESPICLICK fluticasone propionate; salmeterol xinafoate POWDER;INHALATION 208799-002 Jan 27, 2017 RX Yes No ➤ Try a Free Trial ➤ Try a Free Trial Y ➤ Try a Free Trial
Teva Pharm AIRDUO RESPICLICK fluticasone propionate; salmeterol xinafoate POWDER;INHALATION 208799-003 Jan 27, 2017 RX Yes Yes ➤ Try a Free Trial ➤ Try a Free Trial Y ➤ Try a Free Trial
Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Patent Submitted

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Non-Orange Book US Patents Family Members for Patent 6,718,972

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Patent No. Title Estimated Patent Expiration
6,871,646 De-agglomerator for breath-actuated dry powder inhaler ➤ Try a Free Trial
8,006,690 Reservoir pressure system for medicament inhaler ➤ Try a Free Trial
6,655,381 Pre-metered dose magazine for breath-actuated dry powder inhaler ➤ Try a Free Trial
7,540,282 Reservoir pressure system for medicament inhaler ➤ Try a Free Trial
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International Family Members for US Patent 6,718,972

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Argentina 028746 ➤ Try a Free Trial
Argentina 028747 ➤ Try a Free Trial
Argentina 064449 ➤ Try a Free Trial
Austria 281861 ➤ Try a Free Trial
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