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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-two 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
Patent Claim Types:
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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 Patent Submitted
Vivus QSYMIA phentermine hydrochloride; topiramate CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 022580-001 Jul 17, 2012 RX Yes No ➤ Try a Free Trial ➤ Try a Free 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 ➤ Try a Free Trial
Vivus QSYMIA phentermine hydrochloride; topiramate CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 022580-002 Jul 17, 2012 RX Yes No ➤ Try a Free Trial ➤ Try a Free 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 ➤ Try a Free Trial
Vivus QSYMIA phentermine hydrochloride; topiramate CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 022580-003 Jul 17, 2012 RX Yes No ➤ Try a Free Trial ➤ Try a Free 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 ➤ Try a Free Trial
Vivus QSYMIA phentermine hydrochloride; topiramate CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 022580-004 Jul 17, 2012 RX Yes Yes ➤ Try a Free Trial ➤ Try a Free 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 ➤ Try a Free Trial
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 7,056,890

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
7,674,776 Combination therapy for effecting weight loss and treating obesity ➤ Try a Free Trial
7,553,818 Combination therapy for effecting weight loss and treating obesity ➤ Try a Free Trial
8,802,636 Combination therapy for treatment of sleep apnea ➤ Try a Free Trial
7,659,256 Combination therapy for effecting weight loss and treating obesity ➤ Try a Free Trial
Patent No. Title Estimated Patent Expiration

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International Family Members for US Patent 7,056,890

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Austria 369126 ➤ Try a Free Trial
Australia 2008262566 ➤ Try a Free Trial
Australia 5489600 ➤ Try a Free Trial
Australia 770068 ➤ Try a Free Trial
Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration

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