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Generated: January 21, 2018

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Details for Patent: 7,458,374

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Summary for Patent: 7,458,374
Title:Method and apparatus for vaporizing a compound
Abstract: Disclosed is a method and device for rapid heating of a coated substance which preferably includes a drug to vaporized for inhalation therapy. A device in accordance with the present invention preferably includes a substrate which has an interior surface surrounding an interior region and an exterior surface upon which the coated substance is to be adhered. Though the substrate is preferably metallic, it does not need to be. A combustible element is placed in the interior region of the rigid substrate and an igniter is connected to the combustible element. The igniter is for initiating oxidation of the combustible element. Preferably, the coated substance is vaporized inside of a housing to allow the vaporized drug to aerosolize and be inhaled by a user.
Inventor(s): Hale; Ron L. (Woodside, CA), Song; Soonho (Hillsborough, CA), Quintana; Reynaldo J. (Redwood City, CA), Zaffaroni; Alejandro C. (Atherton, CA), Rabinowitz; Joshua D. (Princeton, NJ)
Assignee: Alexza Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Mountain View, CA)
Application Number:10/146,086
Patent Claim Types:
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Composition; Device; Use;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 7,458,374

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
Galen Uk ADASUVE loxapine POWDER;INHALATION 022549-001 Dec 21, 2012 RX Yes Yes ➤ Subscribe ➤ Subscribe Y ➤ Subscribe
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 7,458,374

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Patent No. Title Estimated Patent Expiration
7,442,368 Delivery of stimulants through an inhalation route ➤ Subscribe
7,507,397 Delivery of muscle relaxants through an inhalation route ➤ Subscribe
7,449,175 Delivery of erectile dysfunction drugs through an inhalation route ➤ Subscribe
9,211,382 Drug condensation aerosols and kits ➤ Subscribe
7,018,621 Delivery of rizatriptan or zolmitriptan through an inhalation route ➤ Subscribe
9,440,034 Drug condensation aerosols and kits ➤ Subscribe
7,449,173 Delivery of alprazolam, estazolam, midazolam or triazolam through an inhalation route ➤ Subscribe
6,737,042 Delivery of drug esters through an inhalation route ➤ Subscribe
7,465,436 Delivery of compounds for the treatment of Parkinson's through an inhalation route ➤ Subscribe
6,759,029 Delivery of rizatriptan and zolmitriptan through an inhalation route ➤ Subscribe
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International Patents Family Members for US Patent 7,458,374

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Austria 365548 ➤ Subscribe
Austria 401063 ➤ Subscribe
Austria 401064 ➤ Subscribe
Austria 404173 ➤ Subscribe
Austria 404184 ➤ Subscribe
Austria 406878 ➤ Subscribe
Austria 415155 ➤ Subscribe
Austria 418330 ➤ Subscribe
Austria 418971 ➤ Subscribe
Austria 425746 ➤ Subscribe
Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration

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Chinese Patent Office
Cantor Fitzgerald
Novartis
US Army

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