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Details for Patent: 6,974,590

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Which drugs does patent 6,974,590 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 6,974,590 protects FENTORA and is included in one NDA.

This patent has thirty-two patent family members in twelve countries.
Summary for Patent: 6,974,590
Title: Sublingual buccal effervescent
Abstract:A pharmaceutical dosage form adapted to supply a medicament to the oral cavity for buccal, sublingual or gingival absorption of the medicament which contains an orally administerable medicament in combination with an effervescent for use in promoting absorption of the medicament in the oral cavity. The use of an additional pH adjusting substance in combination with the effervescent for promoting the absorption drugs is also disclosed.
Inventor(s): Pather; Sathasivan Indiran (Plymouth, MN), Khankari; Rajendra K. (Maple Grove, MN), Eichman; Jonathan D. (Ann Arbor, MI), Robinson; Joseph R. (Madison, WI), Hontz; John (Plymouth, MN)
Assignee: Cima Labs Inc. (Minneapolis, MN)
Application Number:10/080,016
Patent Claim Types:
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Use; Dosage form;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 6,974,590

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
Cephalon FENTORA fentanyl citrate TABLET;BUCCAL, SUBLINGUAL 021947-001 Sep 25, 2006 RX Yes No ➤ Sign Up ➤ Sign Up MANAGEMENT OF BREAKTHROUGH PAIN IN PATIENTS WITH CANCER ➤ Sign Up
Cephalon FENTORA fentanyl citrate TABLET;BUCCAL, SUBLINGUAL 021947-002 Sep 25, 2006 RX Yes No ➤ Sign Up ➤ Sign Up MANAGEMENT OF BREAKTHROUGH PAIN IN PATIENTS WITH CANCER ➤ Sign Up
Cephalon FENTORA fentanyl citrate TABLET;BUCCAL, SUBLINGUAL 021947-006 Mar 2, 2007 DISCN Yes No ➤ Sign Up ➤ Sign Up MANAGEMENT OF BREAKTHROUGH PAIN IN PATIENTS WITH CANCER ➤ Sign Up
Cephalon FENTORA fentanyl citrate TABLET;BUCCAL, SUBLINGUAL 021947-003 Sep 25, 2006 RX Yes Yes ➤ Sign Up ➤ Sign Up MANAGEMENT OF BREAKTHROUGH PAIN IN PATIENTS WITH CANCER ➤ 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 6,974,590

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
8,753,611 Sublingual buccal effervescent ➤ Sign Up
6,764,696 Effervescent drug delivery system for oral administration ➤ Sign Up
6,391,335 Effervescent drug delivery system for oral administration ➤ Sign Up
6,509,036 Effervescent drug delivery system for oral administration ➤ Sign Up
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