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Summary for Patent: 6,946,149
Title: Salt solution for colon cleansing
Abstract:The field of colonic diagnostic and surgical procedures is hampered by the lack of optimal means available to cleanse the colon. A compromise between convenient, distasteful, solid or low volume, hyperosmotic solutions which cause considerable fluid and electrolyte imbalances in patients and large volume, difficult to consume, iso-osmotic solutions has had to be made heretofore. This invention describes a low volume, hyper-osmotic solution consisting of sulfate salts with and with out polyethylene glycol. Unlike prior art, this composition is useful for the cleansing of the bowel and, in lower volumes, as a laxative, without producing clinically significant changes in bodily function.
Inventor(s): Cleveland; Mark vB. (Duxbury, MA)
Assignee: Braintree Laboratories, Inc. (Braintree, MA)
Application Number:10/135,857
Patent Litigation and PTAB cases: See patent lawsuits and PTAB cases for patent 6,946,149
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Composition; Formulation; Use;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 6,946,149

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Submissiondate
Braintree Labs SUPREP BOWEL PREP KIT magnesium sulfate; potassium sulfate; sodium sulfate SOLUTION;ORAL 022372-001 Aug 5, 2010 AA RX Yes Yes ⤷  Try it Free ⤷  Try it Free Y GASTROINTESTINAL LAVAGE INDICATED FOR CLEANSING OF THE COLON AS A PREPARATION FOR COLONOSCOPY IN ADULTS ⤷  Try it Free
>Applicant >Tradename >Generic Name >Dosage >NDA >Approval Date >TE >Type >RLD >RS >Patent No. >Patent Expiration >Product >Substance >Delist Req. >Patented / Exclusive Use >Submissiondate

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