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Last Updated: October 19, 2020

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Details for Patent: 6,960,564

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Which drugs does patent 6,960,564 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 6,960,564 protects ERAXIS and is included in one NDA.

This patent has twenty-three patent family members in seventeen countries.

Summary for Patent: 6,960,564
Title: Echinocandin pharmaceutical formulations containing micelle-forming surfactants
Abstract:Pharmaceutical formulations are described comprising an echinocandin compound or echinocandin/carbohydrate complex and a pharmaceutically acceptable micelle-forming surfactant in a non-toxic aqueous solvent such that the solubilization of the echinocandin compound is optimized and the ability to freeze-dry the solution is maintained. Both the solution and freeze-dried formulations have increased stability. A bulking agent, tonicity agent buffer and/or a stabilizing agent may optionally be added to the formulations to further enhance the stability of the formulation.
Inventor(s): Milton; Nathaniel (Indianapolis, IN), Moder; Kenneth Philip (West Lafayette, IN), Sabatowski; James Lawrence (Holland, MI), Sweetana; Stephanie Ann (Bloomington, IN)
Assignee: Eli Lilly and Company (Indianapolis, IN)
Application Number:09/942,431
Patent Claim Types:
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Formulation; Compound; Process; Use;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 6,960,564

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Submissiondate
Vicuron ERAXIS anidulafungin POWDER;INTRAVENOUS 021632-001 Feb 17, 2006 RX Yes Yes   Start Trial   Start Trial Y TREATMENT OF FUNGAL INFECTIONS   Start Trial
Vicuron ERAXIS anidulafungin POWDER;INTRAVENOUS 021632-002 Nov 14, 2006 RX Yes Yes   Start Trial   Start Trial Y TREATMENT OF FUNGAL INFECTIONS   Start Trial
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