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Last Updated: September 17, 2021

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Details for Patent: 7,256,216


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Which drugs does patent 7,256,216 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 7,256,216 protects NEURONTIN and is included in one NDA.

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

This patent has fifty-two patent family members in forty-six countries.

Summary for Patent: 7,256,216
Title:Liquid pharmaceutical compositions
Abstract:A liquid pharmaceutical composition of a GABA analog comprising at least one polyhydric alcohol containing 2 to 6 carbon atoms having a pH of about 5.5 to about 7.0 and additionally a two-component liquid pharmaceutical composition comprising a first component comprising a powder mixture comprising a GABA analog and a solid polyhydric alcohol, and a second component comprising a liquid base are described, as well as methods to prepare the compositions and a method for treating cerebral diseases, including epilepsy, faintness attacks, hypokinesia and cranial traumas, neurodegenerative disorders, depression, mania and bipolar disorders, anxiety, panic, inflammation, renal colic, insomnia, gastrointestinal damage, incontinence, pain, including neuropathic pain, muscular pain, skeletal pain, and migraine using a therapeutically effective amount of the pharmaceutical compositions.
Inventor(s): Kulkarni; Neema M. (Randolph, NJ), Schneider; Michael (Denzlingen, DE), Silbering; Steven B. (Forest Hills, NY), Meyer-Wonnay; Hans (Emmendingen, DE), Sanii-Yahyai; Nahid (Ann Arbor, MI)
Assignee: Warner-Lambert Company LLC (
Application Number:10/602,215
Patent Claim Types:
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Composition; Compound;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 7,256,216

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Submissiondate
Upjohn NEURONTIN gabapentin SOLUTION;ORAL 021129-001 Mar 2, 2000 AA RX Yes Yes ⤷  Try it Free ⤷  Try it Free Y ⤷  Try it Free
>Applicant >Tradename >Generic Name >Dosage >NDA >Approval Date >TE >Type >RLD >RS >Patent No. >Patent Expiration >Product >Substance >Delist Req. >Patented / Exclusive Use >Submissiondate

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