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Details for Patent: 7,718,608

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Patent 7,718,608 protects XIFAXAN and is included in one NDA. There has been one Paragraph IV challenge on Xifaxan.

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

Summary for Patent: 7,718,608

Title:Methods of treating a subject suffering from irritable bowel syndrome
Abstract: Disclosed are methods of treating a subject suffering from irritable bowel syndrome which involves administering rifaximin to the subject and reducing the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome. Also disclosed are methods of improving the symptoms in a subject caused by irritable bowel syndrome.
Inventor(s): Lin; Henry C (Manhattan Beach, CA), Pimentel; Mark (Los Angeles, CA)
Assignee: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (Los Angeles, CA)
Application Number:12/234,502
Patent Claim Types:
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Use; Delivery;
Patent Metrics:
Source: PatentQuant.com
Field: Basic materials chemistry
Back Citations: 111th percentile
Forward Citations: 5th percentile

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date Type RLD Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use
Salix Pharms
XIFAXAN
rifaximin
TABLET;ORAL022554-001Mar 24, 2010RXYes7,718,608► subscribe TREATMENT OF IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME WITH DIARRHEA (IBS-D) IN ADULTS AND SYMPTOMS THEREOF.
Salix Pharms
XIFAXAN
rifaximin
TABLET;ORAL022554-001Mar 24, 2010RXYes7,718,608► subscribe TREATMENT OF IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME WITH DIARRHEA (IBS-D) IN ADULTS.
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Non-Orange Book Patents for Patent: 7,718,608

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Patent No. Title Estimated Patent Expiration
7,452,857Methods of treating irritable bowel syndrome and other disorders caused by small intestinal bacterial overgrowth► subscribe
7,048,906Methods of diagnosing and treating small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) and SIBO-related conditions► subscribe
8,562,952Methods for manipulating satiety► subscribe
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International Patent Family for Patent: 7,718,608

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
European Patent Office1385476► subscribe
European Patent Office1811303► subscribe
European Patent Office1875909► subscribe
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