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Details for Patent: 6,861,053

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Patent 6,861,053 protects XIFAXAN and is included in one NDA.

This patent has fifty patent family members in fourteen countries.
Summary for Patent: 6,861,053
Title: Methods of diagnosing or treating irritable bowel syndrome and other disorders caused by small intestinal bacterial overgrowth
Abstract:Disclosed is a method of diagnosing irritable bowel syndrome, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, depression, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, autoimmune diseases, such as multiple sclerosis and systemic lupus erythematosus, or Crohn's disease, which involves detecting the presence of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) in a human subject having at least one symptom associated with a suspected diagnosis of any of those diagnostic categories. Also disclosed is a method of treating these disorders, and other disorders caused by SIBO, that involves at least partially eradicating a SIBO condition in the human subject. The method includes administration of anti-microbial or probiotic agents, or normalizing intestinal motility by employing a prokinetic agent. The method improves symptoms, including hyperalgesia related to SIBO and disorders caused by SIBO. Also disclosed is a kit for the diagnosis or treatment of irritable bowel syndrome, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, depression, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, autoimmune diseases, or Crohn's disease.
Inventor(s): Lin; Henry C. (Manhattan Beach, CA), Pimentel; Mark (Los Angeles, CA)
Assignee: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (Los Angeles, CA)
Application Number:09/374,142
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Drugs Protected by US Patent 6,861,053

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
Salix Pharms XIFAXAN rifaximin TABLET;ORAL 022554-001 Mar 24, 2010 RX Yes Yes ➤ Try a Free Trial ➤ Try a Free Trial TREATMENT OF IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME WITH DIARRHEA (IBS-D) IN ADULTS. ➤ Try a Free Trial
Salix Pharms XIFAXAN rifaximin TABLET;ORAL 022554-001 Mar 24, 2010 RX Yes Yes ➤ Try a Free Trial ➤ Try a Free Trial TREATMENT OF IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME WITH DIARRHEA (IBS-D) IN ADULTS AND SYMPTOMS THEREOF. ➤ 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 6,861,053

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Patent No. Title Estimated Patent Expiration
6,805,852 Methods of diagnosing irritable bowel syndrome and other disorders caused by small intestinal bacterial overgrowth ➤ Try a Free Trial
9,358,276 Methods of diagnosing and treating small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) and SIBO-related conditions ➤ Try a Free Trial
7,736,622 Methods of diagnosing small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) and SIBO-related conditions ➤ Try a Free Trial
7,056,686 Method of diagnosing fibromyalgia caused by small intestinal bacterial overgrowth ➤ Try a Free Trial
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International Family Members for US Patent 6,861,053

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Austria 376673 ➤ Try a Free Trial
Austria 417624 ➤ Try a Free Trial
Austria 514946 ➤ Try a Free Trial
Australia 2001251396 ➤ Try a Free Trial
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