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Details for Patent: 6,878,703

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Patent 6,878,703 protects BENICAR HCT and BENICAR and is included in two NDAs. There have been zero Paragraph IV challenges on Benicar HCT and There are twelve tentative approvals for the compound protected by this patent. Additional details are available via the generic ingredient links below.

Protection for BENICAR HCT has been extended six months for pediatric studies, as indicated by the *PED designation in the table below.

This patent has thirty-one patent family members in twenty-five countries.

This patent has expired prematurely due to non-payment of maintenance fees. See details below.

Summary for Patent: 6,878,703

Title: Pharmaceutical composition
Abstract:A pharmaceutical composition comprises an angiotensin II receptor antagonist selected from among compounds having the following formula (I), a pharmacologically acceptable salt thereof, a pharmacologically acceptable ester thereof and a pharmacologically acceptable salt of such ester, and one or more diuretics: ##STR1## The pharmaceutical composition of the present invention has an excellent hypotensive effect and low toxicity, and therefore is useful as a medicament for preventing or treating hypertension or heart disease.
Inventor(s): Sada; Toshio (Tokyo, JP), Mizuno; Makoto (Funabashi, JP)
Assignee: Sankyo Company, Limited (Tokyo, JP)
Application Number:10/442,874
Patent Claim Types:
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Patent Metrics:
Source: PatentQuant.com
Field: Not categorized
Back Citations: 34th percentile
Forward Citations: 1st percentile

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use
Daiichi Sankyo
hydrochlorothiazide; olmesartan medoxomil
TABLET;ORAL021532-002Jun 5, 2003RXYesNo6,878,703*PED► subscribeY
Daiichi Sankyo
hydrochlorothiazide; olmesartan medoxomil
TABLET;ORAL021532-003Jun 5, 2003RXYesNo6,878,703*PED► subscribeY
Daiichi Sankyo
hydrochlorothiazide; olmesartan medoxomil
TABLET;ORAL021532-005Jun 5, 2003RXYesYes6,878,703*PED► subscribeY
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Premature patent expiration for: 6,878,703

Expiration due to failure to pay maintenance fee

Patent Number Expiration Date
6,878,703 April 12, 2009

Foreign Priority and PCT Information for Patent: 6,878,703

Foriegn Application Priority Data
Foreign Country Foreign Patent Number Foreign Patent Date
Japan2000-354327Nov 21, 2000
Japan2001-164009May 31, 2001

International Patent Family for Patent: 6,878,703

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Austria324890► subscribe
Australia1432402► subscribe
Australia2002214324► subscribe
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