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Details for Patent: 7,462,626

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Which drugs does patent 7,462,626 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 7,462,626 protects CONTRAVE and is included in one NDA.

This patent has thirty-four patent family members in twenty-one countries.

Summary for Patent: 7,462,626
Title:Compositions for affecting weight loss
Abstract: Disclosed are compositions for affecting weight loss comprising a first compound and a second compound, where the first compound is an opioid antagonist and the second compound causes increased agonism of a melanocortin 3 receptor (MC3-R) or a melanocortin 4 receptor (MC4-R) compared to normal physiological conditions. Also disclosed are methods of affecting weight loss, increasing energy expenditure, increasing satiety in an individual, or suppressing the appetite of an individual, comprising identifying an individual in need thereof and treating that individual to antagonize opioid receptor activity and to enhance .alpha.-MSH activity.
Inventor(s): Weber; Eckard (San Diego, CA), Cowley; Michael Alexander (Portland, OR)
Assignee: Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc. (San Diego, CA)
Application Number:11/356,839
Patent Litigation and PTAB cases: See patent lawsuits and PTAB cases for patent 7,462,626
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Use; Formulation; Dosage form;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 7,462,626

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Submissiondate
Nalpropion CONTRAVE bupropion hydrochloride; naltrexone hydrochloride TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 200063-001 Sep 10, 2014 RX Yes Yes ➤ Try a Free Trial ➤ Try a Free Trial FOR CHRONIC WEIGHT MANAGEMENT FOR TREATING OVERWEIGHT OR OBESITY ➤ Try a Free Trial
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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