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Generated: June 21, 2018

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Details for Patent: 6,780,889

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Which drugs does patent 6,780,889 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 6,780,889 protects XYREM and is included in one NDA.

This patent has fourteen patent family members in ten countries.
Summary for Patent: 6,780,889
Title: Microbiologically sound and stable solutions of gamma-hydroxybutyrate salt for the treatment of narcolepsy
Abstract:Disclosed are formulations of gamma-hydroxybutyrate in an aqueous medium that are resistant to microbial growth. Also disclosed are formulations of gamma-hydroxybutyrate that are also resistant to the conversion into GBL. Disclosed are methods to treat sleep disorders, including narcolepsy, with these stable formulations of GHB. The present invention also provides methods to treat alcohol and opiate withdrawal, reduced levels of growth hormone, increased intracranial pressure, and physical pain in a patient.
Inventor(s): Cook; Harry (Eden Prairie, MN), Hamilton; Martha (St. Paul, MN), Danielson; Douglas (Otsego, MI), Goderstad; Colette (St. Paul, MN), Reardan; Dayton (Excelsior, MN)
Assignee: Orphan Medical, Inc. (Minnetonka, MN)
Application Number:10/194,021
Patent Litigation and PTAB cases: See patent lawsuits and PTAB cases for patent 6,780,889
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Composition; Formulation;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 6,780,889

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
Jazz Pharms XYREM sodium oxybate SOLUTION;ORAL 021196-001 Jul 17, 2002 AA RX Yes Yes ➤ Sign Up ➤ Sign Up Y ➤ Sign Up
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 6,780,889

For Orange Book-listed patents (shown in the main table above) generic applications must certify that the listed patents are expired, invalid, or will not be infringed by generic entry.

The non-Orange Book patents listed below do not require formal certifications, so they do not automatically impede generic entry. Instead, they represent potential opportunities for branded firms to block generic entry through patent infringment challenges.

Patent No. Title Estimated Patent Expiration
8,263,650 Microbiologically sound and stable solutions of gamma-hydroxybutyrate salt for the treatment of narcolepsy ➤ Sign Up
8,461,203 Microbiologically sound and stable solutions of gamma-hydroxybutyrate salt for the treatment of narcolepsy ➤ Sign Up
8,859,619 Microbiologically sound and stable solutions of gamma-hydroxybutyrate salt for the treatment of narcolepsy ➤ Sign Up
6,472,431 Microbiologically sound and stable solutions of gamma-hydroxybutyrate salt for the treatment of narcolepsy ➤ Sign Up
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