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Generated: April 22, 2018

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Details for Patent: 6,875,445

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Which drugs does patent 6,875,445 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 6,875,445 protects PHOSLO GELCAPS and is included in one NDA.
Summary for Patent: 6,875,445
Title: Encapsulated calcium acetate caplet and a method for inhibiting gastrointestinal phosphorous absorption
Abstract:A composition for inhibiting gastrointestinal absorption of phosphorous in an individual. The composition includes a quantity of calcium acetate sufficient to bind the phosphorous in the gastrointestinal tract of the individual. The calcium acetate has a bulk density of between 0.50 kg/L and 0.80 kg/L and is dimensioned to form a caplet for fitting within a capsule in a manner that optimizes the volume of the capsule. Also provided is a method for administering the calcium acetate composition of the present invention to an individual to reduce phosphorous absorption by binding with the phosphorous in their gastrointestinal tract.
Inventor(s): Dennett, Jr.; Edmund V. (Milton, MA), Raleigh, Jr.; Robert M. (Pembroke, MA), Aronson; Bruce H. (Sharon, MA)
Assignee: Nabi Biopharmaceuticals (Boca Raton, FL)
Application Number:10/279,598
Patent Claim Types:
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Composition; Dosage form; Delivery; Device; Use;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 6,875,445

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
Fresenius Medcl PHOSLO GELCAPS calcium acetate CAPSULE;ORAL 021160-003 Apr 2, 2001 AB 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 6,875,445

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Patent No. Title Estimated Patent Expiration
6,576,665 Encapsulated calcium acetate caplet and a method for inhibiting gastrointestinal phosphorous absorption ➤ Sign Up
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