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Last Updated: January 25, 2021

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Details for Patent: 7,229,613

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Which drugs does patent 7,229,613 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 7,229,613 protects WELCHOL and is included in three NDAs.

Protection for WELCHOL has been extended six months for pediatric studies, as indicated by the *PED designation in the table below.

This patent has sixty-four patent family members in eighteen countries.

Summary for Patent: 7,229,613
Title:Method for lowering serum glucose
Abstract:A method for treating hyperglycemia and/or reducing serum glucose levels in a patient that includes administering to the patient a therapeutically effective amount of an amine polymer is disclosed. In one embodiment, the amine polymer is aliphatic. Examples of polymers useful in an embodiment of the invention include sevelamer hydrogen chloride and colesevelam. The invention includes the use of amine polymers such as a cross-linked polymer characterized by a repeat unit having the formula: ##STR00001## and salts and copolymers thereof, where n is a positive integer and x is zero or an integer between 1 and about 4. Also described is a use, for the manufacture of a medicament, of a polymer that lowers serum glucose.
Inventor(s): Burke; Steven K. (Sudbury, MA), Donovan; Joanne M. (Needham, MA)
Assignee: Genzyme Corporation (Cambridge, MA)
Application Number:10/125,700
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Drugs Protected by US Patent 7,229,613

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Submissiondate
Daiichi Sankyo Inc WELCHOL colesevelam hydrochloride BAR, CHEWABLE;ORAL 210895-001 Apr 3, 2019 DISCN Yes No   Start Trial   Start Trial   Start Trial
Daiichi Sankyo WELCHOL colesevelam hydrochloride FOR SUSPENSION;ORAL 022362-001 Oct 2, 2009 DISCN Yes No   Start Trial   Start Trial Y   Start Trial
Daiichi Sankyo WELCHOL colesevelam hydrochloride FOR SUSPENSION;ORAL 022362-002 Oct 2, 2009 AB RX Yes Yes   Start Trial   Start Trial Y   Start Trial
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