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Last Updated: June 10, 2023

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
Cosette WELCHOL colesevelam hydrochloride BAR, CHEWABLE;ORAL 210895-001 Apr 3, 2019 DISCN Yes No ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial A METHOD FOR REDUCING SERUM GLUCOSE LEVELS IN ADULTS WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS ⤷  Try a Trial
Cosette WELCHOL colesevelam hydrochloride FOR SUSPENSION;ORAL 022362-001 Oct 2, 2009 DISCN Yes No ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial Y ⤷  Try a Trial
Cosette WELCHOL colesevelam hydrochloride FOR SUSPENSION;ORAL 022362-002 Oct 2, 2009 AB RX Yes Yes ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial Y ⤷  Try a Trial
Cosette WELCHOL colesevelam hydrochloride TABLET;ORAL 021176-001 May 26, 2000 AB RX Yes Yes ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial Y ⤷  Try a Trial
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International Family Members for US Patent 7,229,613

Country Patent Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Austria 331525 ⤷  Try a Trial
Austria 380553 ⤷  Try a Trial
Austria 390927 ⤷  Try a Trial
Australia 2002252632 ⤷  Try a Trial
Australia 2002257145 ⤷  Try a Trial
Australia 2002257147 ⤷  Try a Trial
Brazil 0209020 ⤷  Try a Trial
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