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Details for Patent: 6,988,496

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Summary for Patent: 6,988,496
Title:Cartridge for a liquid
Abstract: For meteredly dispensing a liquid over a period of several months from a container which can be stored over a long period of time, the need is for a container which is practically diffusion-tight and in which the liquid does not come into contact with the ambient atmosphere. The cartridge according to the invention is a three-shell container comprising a collapsible bag which contains the liquid, a container which is stable in respect of shape and a stiff metal casing. The cartridge can be releasably connected to a dispensing device. The cartridge can be provided with a micro-opening with which the time for pressure equalisation between the cartridge and the ambient atmosphere can be adjusted. The cartridge is suitable for aqueous and for alcoholic liquids which contain a pharmacologically active substance. The liquid in the cartridge is protected from external influences. The cartridge can be used in an atomiser for producing an inhalable aerosol for the treatment of illnesses.
Inventor(s): Eicher; Joachim (Dortmund, DE), Geser; Johannes (Dortmund, DE), Hausmann; Matthias (Dortmund, DE), Schyra; Michael (Wuppertal, DE), Wuttke; Gilbert (Dortmund, DE), Fiol; Andreas (Wuppertal, DE), Kladders; Heinrich (Muelheim, DE), Hochrainer; Dieter (Bingen am Rhein, DE), Zierenberg; Bernd (Bingen am Rhein, DE)
Assignee: Boehringer Ingelheim International GmbH (DE)
Application Number:09/511,267
Patent Claim Types:
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Device; Use;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 6,988,496

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
Boehringer Ingelheim COMBIVENT RESPIMAT albuterol sulfate; ipratropium bromide SPRAY, METERED;INHALATION 021747-001 Oct 7, 2011 RX Yes Yes ➤ Sign Up ➤ Sign Up Y ➤ Sign Up
Boehringer Ingelheim STRIVERDI RESPIMAT olodaterol hydrochloride SPRAY, METERED;INHALATION 203108-001 Jul 31, 2014 RX Yes Yes ➤ Sign Up ➤ Sign Up Y TREATMENT OF CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE (COPD), CHRONIC BRONCHITIS OR EMPHYSEMA ➤ Sign Up
Boehringer Ingelheim SPIRIVA RESPIMAT tiotropium bromide SPRAY, METERED;INHALATION 021936-002 Sep 15, 2015 RX Yes No ➤ Sign Up ➤ Sign Up Y ➤ Sign Up
Boehringer Ingelheim SPIRIVA RESPIMAT tiotropium bromide SPRAY, METERED;INHALATION 021936-001 Sep 24, 2014 RX Yes Yes ➤ Sign Up ➤ Sign Up Y ➤ 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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Foreign Priority and PCT Information for Patent: 6,988,496

Foriegn Application Priority Data
Foreign Country Foreign Patent Number Foreign Patent Date
Germany199 40 713Feb 23, 1999
MalaysiaPI 99 00627Aug 26, 1999

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