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Last Updated: November 22, 2019

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Details for Patent: 7,056,890

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Which drugs does patent 7,056,890 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 7,056,890 protects QSYMIA and is included in one NDA.

This patent has twenty-four patent family members in ten countries.

Summary for Patent: 7,056,890
Title:Combination therapy for effecting weight loss and treating obesity
Abstract: The present invention features a novel therapy for effecting weight loss which involves treating a subject with a sympathomimetic agent (e.g., phentermine or a phentermine-like drug) in combination with an anticonvulsant sulfamate derivative (e.g., topiramate) such that the subject experiences weight loss. The combination methods of the present invention also are effective against symptoms associated with Syndrome X. The invention also features pharmaceutical compositions and kits for use in the practice of these novel therapies.
Inventor(s): Najarian; Thomas (Belmont, MA)
Assignee: VIVUS, Inc. (Mountain View, CA)
Application Number:10/454,368
Patent Litigation and PTAB cases: See patent lawsuits and PTAB cases for patent 7,056,890
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Composition; Dosage form; Use; Delivery; Formulation; Device;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 7,056,890

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Submissiondate
Vivus QSYMIA phentermine hydrochloride; topiramate CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 022580-001 Jul 17, 2012 RX Yes No   Start Trial   Start Trial Y USE OF QSYMIA (PHENTERMINE AND TOPIRAMATE) FOR WEIGHT MANAGEMENT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO EFFECTING WEIGHT LOSS, TREATING OBESITY, AND/OR TREATING OVERWEIGHT   Start Trial
Vivus QSYMIA phentermine hydrochloride; topiramate CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 022580-002 Jul 17, 2012 RX Yes No   Start Trial   Start Trial Y USE OF QSYMIA (PHENTERMINE AND TOPIRAMATE) FOR WEIGHT MANAGEMENT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO EFFECTING WEIGHT LOSS, TREATING OBESITY, AND/OR TREATING OVERWEIGHT   Start Trial
Vivus QSYMIA phentermine hydrochloride; topiramate CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 022580-003 Jul 17, 2012 RX Yes No   Start Trial   Start Trial Y USE OF QSYMIA (PHENTERMINE AND TOPIRAMATE) FOR WEIGHT MANAGEMENT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO EFFECTING WEIGHT LOSS, TREATING OBESITY, AND/OR TREATING OVERWEIGHT   Start Trial
Vivus QSYMIA phentermine hydrochloride; topiramate CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 022580-004 Jul 17, 2012 RX Yes Yes   Start Trial   Start Trial Y USE OF QSYMIA (PHENTERMINE AND TOPIRAMATE) FOR WEIGHT MANAGEMENT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO EFFECTING WEIGHT LOSS, TREATING OBESITY, AND/OR TREATING OVERWEIGHT   Start Trial
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