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Details for Patent: 6,723,348

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Patent 6,723,348 protects CHILDREN'S ALLEGRA ALLERGY and CHILDREN'S ALLEGRA HIVES and is included in one NDA. There are two tentative approvals for the compound protected by this patent. Additional details are available via the generic ingredient links below.

This patent has nineteen patent family members in thirteen countries.

Summary for Patent: 6,723,348

Title: Orodispersible tablets containing fexofenadine
Abstract:The present invention concerns orodispersible tablets, which are able to disintegrate in the buccal cavity upon contact with saliva by formation of an easy-to-swallow suspension, in less than 60 seconds, preferably in less than 40 seconds, containing fexofenadine in the form of coated granules, and a mixture of excipients comprising at least one disintegrating agent, a soluble diluent agent, a lubricant and optionally a swelling agent, a permeabilizing agent, sweeteners, flavoring agents and colors; the process for obtaining such orodispersible tablets and the coated granules incorporated therein and the use of said orodispersible tablets in the treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis.
Inventor(s): Faham; Amina (Montreal, CA), Marechal; Dominique (Laval, CA), Chenevier; Philippe (Montreal, CA)
Assignee: Ethypharm (Houdan, FR)
Application Number:09/995,975
Patent Claim Types:
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Composition; Formulation; Compound; Dosage form; Use;
Patent Metrics:
Source: PatentQuant.com
Field: Pharmaceuticals
Back Citations: 5th 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
Sanofi Aventis Us
CHILDREN'S ALLEGRA ALLERGY
fexofenadine hydrochloride
TABLET, ORALLY DISINTEGRATING;ORAL021909-002Jan 24, 2011OTCYes6,723,348► subscribeY RELIEF OF SYMPTOMS ASSOCIATED WITH RESPIRATORY ALLERGIES ADULTS AND CHILDREN 6 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER
Sanofi Aventis Us
CHILDREN'S ALLEGRA HIVES
fexofenadine hydrochloride
TABLET, ORALLY DISINTEGRATING;ORAL021909-003Jan 24, 2011OTCYes6,723,348► subscribeY
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International Patent Family for Patent: 6,723,348

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Canada2466580► subscribe
China1592622► subscribe
China101849917► subscribe
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