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Details for Patent: 7,323,493

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Patent 7,323,493 protects MULTAQ and is included in one NDA. There has been one Paragraph IV challenge on Multaq. There are three tentative approvals for the compound protected by this patent. Additional details are available via the generic ingredient links below.

This patent has forty-nine patent family members in thirty-nine countries.

Summary for Patent: 7,323,493

Title:Solid pharmaceutical composition containing benzofuran derivatives
Abstract:The present invention relates to a solid pharmaceutical composition for oral administration characterized in that it comprises a benzofuran derivative with antiarrhythmic activity, or one of the pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, as an active principle, and a pharmaceutically acceptable nonionic hydrophilic surfactant optionally in combination with one or more pharmaceutical excipients.
Inventor(s): Abramovici; Bernard (Juvignac, FR), Gautier; Jean-Claude (Clapiers, FR), Gromenil; Jean-Claude (Mountbazin, FR), Marrier; Jean-Marie (Lattes, FR)
Assignee: Sanofi-Aventis (Paris, FR)
Application Number:09/446,601
Patent Claim Types:
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Composition; Dosage form;
Patent Metrics:
Source: PatentQuant.com
Field: Pharmaceuticals
Back Citations: 14th percentile
Forward Citations: 1st percentile

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date Type RLD Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use
Sanofi Aventis Us
MULTAQ
dronedarone hydrochloride
TABLET;ORAL022425-001Jul 1, 2009RXYes7,323,493► subscribeY
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Foreign Priority and PCT Information for Patent: 7,323,493

Foriegn Application Priority Data
Foreign Country Foreign Patent Number Foreign Patent Date
France97 07795Jun 23, 1997
PCT Information
PCT FiledJune 19, 1998PCT Application Number:PCT/FR98/01285
PCT Publication Date:December 30, 1998PCT Publication Number: WO98/58643

Non-Orange Book Patents for Patent: 7,323,493

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Patent No. Title Estimated Patent Expiration
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International Patent Family for Patent: 7,323,493

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Hungary0100412► subscribe
Hungary229266► subscribe
Indonesia23872► subscribe
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