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Details for Patent: 6,881,726

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Which drugs does patent 6,881,726 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 6,881,726 protects METROGEL and is included in one NDA.

This patent has twenty-six patent family members in nineteen countries.
Summary for Patent: 6,881,726
Title: Aqueous compositions containing metronidazole
Abstract:An aqueous solution of metronidazole in which the concentration of metronidazole is higher than 0.75%. The solution contains a combination of solubility-enhancing agents, one of which is a cyclodextrin such as beta-cyclodextrin and the second is a compound other than a cyclodextrin. Methods of manufacture and therapeutic use of the solution are disclosed.
Inventor(s): Chang; Yunik (Sonoma, CA), Dow; Gordon J. (Santa Rosa, CA)
Assignee: Dow Pharmaceutical Sciences (Petaluma, CA)
Application Number:10/033,835
Patent Claim Types:
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Formulation; Compound; Use; Device;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 6,881,726

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
Galderma Labs Lp METROGEL metronidazole GEL;TOPICAL 021789-001 Jun 30, 2005 AB RX Yes Yes ➤ Sign Up ➤ Sign Up Y ONCE A DAY TOPICAL TREATMENT OF THE INFLAMMATORY LESIONS OF ROSACEA ➤ 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 6,881,726

For Orange Book-listed patents (shown in the main table above) generic applications must certify that the listed patents are expired, invalid, or will not be infringed by generic entry.

The non-Orange Book patents listed below do not require formal certifications, so they do not automatically impede generic entry. Instead, they represent potential opportunities for branded firms to block generic entry through patent infringment challenges.

Patent No. Title Estimated Patent Expiration
7,348,317 Aqueous compositions containing metronidazole ➤ Sign Up
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International Patents Family Members for US Patent 6,881,726

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Russian Federation 2413501 ➤ Sign Up
Russian Federation 2006116252 ➤ Sign Up
Russian Federation 2284810 ➤ Sign Up
Russian Federation 2004122696 ➤ Sign Up
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