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Details for Patent: 7,516,741

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Patent 7,516,741 protects TOBI PODHALER and is included in one NDA.

Summary for Patent: 7,516,741

Title:Aerosolization apparatus with feedback mechanism
Abstract: An aerosolization apparatus comprises a housing defining a chamber having an air inlet and an air outlet, wherein the chamber is sized to receive a capsule containing a pharmaceutical formulation. A puncturing member is moveable within the chamber to contact the capsule and to provide an opening in the capsule, and a feedback mechanism provides an indication, such as a tactile indication, to a user when the puncturing member has been moved to a position where it provides the opening into the capsule. When air flows through the inlet, the pharmaceutical formulation is aerosolized and the aerosolized pharmaceutical formulation is delivered through the outlet.
Inventor(s): Glusker; Mark J. (San Mateo, CA), Wood; Jeff R. (Mountain View, CA), Burr; John D. (Redwood City, CA)
Assignee: Novartis AG (
Application Number:10/704,160
Patent Claim Types:
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Formulation; Dosage form; Delivery; Device; Use; Process;
Patent Metrics:
Source: PatentQuant.com
Field: Medical technology
Back Citations: 22nd percentile
Forward Citations: 4th percentile

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date Type RLD Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use
Novartis
TOBI PODHALER
tobramycin
POWDER;INHALATION201688-001Mar 22, 2013RXYes7,516,741► subscribeY
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