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Details for Patent: 7,553,818

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Which drugs does patent 7,553,818 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 7,553,818 protects QSYMIA and is included in one NDA.

This patent has twenty-two patent family members in ten countries.
Summary for Patent: 7,553,818
Title:Combination therapy for effecting weight loss and treating obesity
Abstract: The present invention features a novel therapy for effecting weight loss which involves treating a subject with a sympathomimetic agent (e.g., phentermine or a phentermine-like drug) in combination with an anticonvulsant sulfamate derivative (e.g., topiramate) such that the subject experiences weight loss. The combination methods of the present invention also are effective against symptoms associated with Syndrome X. The invention also features pharmaceutical compositions and kits for use in the practice of these novel therapies.
Inventor(s): Najarian; Thomas (Los Osos, CA)
Assignee: Vivus, Inc. (Mountain View, CA)
Application Number:11/385,198
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Drugs Protected by US Patent 7,553,818

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
Vivus QSYMIA phentermine hydrochloride; topiramate CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 022580-001 Jul 17, 2012 RX Yes No ➤ Try a Free Trial ➤ Try a Free Trial USE OF QSYMIA (PHENTERMINE AND TOPIRAMATE) FOR WEIGHT MANAGEMENT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO EFFECTING WEIGHT LOSS, TREATING OBESITY, AND/OR TREATING OVERWEIGHT ➤ Try a Free Trial
Vivus QSYMIA phentermine hydrochloride; topiramate CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 022580-002 Jul 17, 2012 RX Yes No ➤ Try a Free Trial ➤ Try a Free Trial USE OF QSYMIA (PHENTERMINE AND TOPIRAMATE) FOR WEIGHT MANAGEMENT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO EFFECTING WEIGHT LOSS, TREATING OBESITY, AND/OR TREATING OVERWEIGHT ➤ Try a Free Trial
Vivus QSYMIA phentermine hydrochloride; topiramate CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 022580-003 Jul 17, 2012 RX Yes No ➤ Try a Free Trial ➤ Try a Free Trial USE OF QSYMIA (PHENTERMINE AND TOPIRAMATE) FOR WEIGHT MANAGEMENT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO EFFECTING WEIGHT LOSS, TREATING OBESITY, AND/OR TREATING OVERWEIGHT ➤ Try a Free Trial
Vivus QSYMIA phentermine hydrochloride; topiramate CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 022580-004 Jul 17, 2012 RX Yes Yes ➤ Try a Free Trial ➤ Try a Free Trial USE OF QSYMIA (PHENTERMINE AND TOPIRAMATE) FOR WEIGHT MANAGEMENT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO EFFECTING WEIGHT LOSS, TREATING OBESITY, AND/OR TREATING OVERWEIGHT ➤ 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 Patent Submitted

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Non-Orange Book US Patents Family Members for Patent 7,553,818

For Orange Book-listed patents (shown in the main table above) generic applications must certify that the listed patents are expired, invalid, or will not be infringed by generic entry.

The non-Orange Book patents listed below do not require formal certifications, so they do not automatically impede generic entry. Instead, they represent potential opportunities for branded firms to block generic entry through patent infringment challenges.

Patent No. Title Estimated Patent Expiration
7,674,776 Combination therapy for effecting weight loss and treating obesity ➤ Try a Free Trial
8,802,636 Combination therapy for treatment of sleep apnea ➤ Try a Free Trial
7,056,890 Combination therapy for effecting weight loss and treating obesity ➤ Try a Free Trial
7,659,256 Combination therapy for effecting weight loss and treating obesity ➤ Try a Free Trial
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International Patents Family Members for US Patent 7,553,818

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Austria 369126 ➤ Try a Free Trial
Australia 2008262566 ➤ Try a Free Trial
Australia 5489600 ➤ Try a Free Trial
Australia 770068 ➤ Try a Free Trial
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