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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 RX Yes No ➤ Sign Up ➤ Sign Up Y ➤ Sign Up
Takeda Pharms Usa ACTOPLUS MET XR metformin hydrochloride; pioglitazone hydrochloride TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 022024-002 May 12, 2009 RX Yes Yes ➤ Sign Up ➤ Sign Up Y ➤ Sign Up
Andrx Labs Llc FORTAMET metformin hydrochloride TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 021574-002 Apr 27, 2004 AB2 RX Yes Yes ➤ Sign Up ➤ Sign Up Y ➤ Sign Up
Andrx Labs Llc FORTAMET metformin hydrochloride TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 021574-001 Apr 27, 2004 AB2 RX Yes No ➤ Sign Up ➤ Sign Up Y ➤ Sign Up
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