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Summary for Patent: 6,866,866
Title: Controlled release metformin compositions
Abstract:A composition for treating patients having non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) by administering a controlled release oral solid dosage form containing preferably a biguanide drug such as metformin, on a once-a-day basis. The dosage form provides a mean time to maximum plasma concentration (T.sub.max) of the drug which occurs at 5.5 to 7.5 hours after oral administration on a once-a-day basis to human patients. Preferably, the dose of drug is administered at dinnertime to a patient in the fed state.
Inventor(s): Chen; Chih-Ming (Davie, FL), Cheng; Xiu-Xiu (Davie, FL), Jan; Steve (Coral Springs, FL), Chou; Joseph (Manassas, VA)
Assignee: Andrx Labs, LLC (Davie, FL)
Application Number:09/705,630
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Composition; Compound; Dosage form; Formulation; Device;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 6,866,866

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Submissiondate
Takeda Pharms Usa ACTOPLUS MET XR metformin hydrochloride; pioglitazone hydrochloride TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 022024-001 May 12, 2009 DISCN Yes No   Start Trial   Start Trial Y   Start Trial
Takeda Pharms Usa ACTOPLUS MET XR metformin hydrochloride; pioglitazone hydrochloride TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 022024-002 May 12, 2009 DISCN Yes No   Start Trial   Start Trial Y   Start Trial
Andrx Labs Llc FORTAMET metformin hydrochloride TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 021574-002 Apr 27, 2004 DISCN Yes No   Start Trial   Start Trial Y   Start Trial
Andrx Labs Llc FORTAMET metformin hydrochloride TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 021574-001 Apr 27, 2004 DISCN Yes No   Start Trial   Start Trial Y   Start Trial
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International Family Members for US Patent 6,866,866

Country Patent Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Australia 2005239716   Start Trial
Australia 3083002   Start Trial
Brazil 0115390   Start Trial
Canada 2427195   Start Trial
Canada 2564750   Start Trial
European Patent Office 1335708   Start Trial
European Patent Office 1723948   Start Trial
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