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Which drugs does patent 7,799,345 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 7,799,345 protects VIVITROL and is included in one NDA.

This patent has fifty-two patent family members in twenty-six countries.

Summary for Patent: 7,799,345
Title:Preparation of injectable suspensions having improved injectability
Abstract:Injectable compositions having improved injectability. The injectable compositions include microparticles suspended in an aqueous injection vehicle having a viscosity of at least 20 cp at 20.degree. C. The increased viscosity of the injection vehicle that constitutes the fluid phase of the suspension significantly reduces in vivo injectability failures. The injectable compositions can be made by mixing dry microparticles with an aqueous injection vehicle to form a suspension, and then mixing the suspension with a viscosity enhancing agent to increase the viscosity of the fluid phase of the suspension to the desired level for improved injectability.
Inventor(s): Zale; Stephen E. (Hopkinton, MA), Ramstack; J. Michael (Lunenburg, MA), Hotz; Joyce M. (Cincinnati, OH), Riley; M. Gary I. (Cambridge, MA), Johnson; Olufunmi L. (Cambridge, MA)
Assignee: Alkermes Controlled Therapeutics, Inc. (Waltham, MA)
Application Number:11/826,994
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Drugs Protected by US Patent 7,799,345

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Submissiondate
Alkermes VIVITROL naltrexone FOR SUSPENSION, EXTENDED RELEASE;INTRAMUSCULAR 021897-001 Apr 13, 2006 RX Yes Yes   Start Trial   Start Trial Y   Start 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

International Family Members for US Patent 7,799,345

Country Patent Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Austria 363891   Start Trial
Australia 2001255463   Start Trial
Australia 5546301   Start Trial
Bulgaria 107288   Start Trial
Bulgaria 66023   Start Trial
Brazil 0111060   Start Trial
>Country >Patent Number >Estimated Expiration >Supplementary Protection Certificate >SPC Country >SPC Expiration

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