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Details for Patent: 7,829,120

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Patent 7,829,120 protects OLEPTRO and is included in one NDA. There has been one Paragraph IV challenge on Oleptro.

This patent has thirty-seven patent family members in twenty-three countries.

Summary for Patent: 7,829,120

Title:Trazodone composition for once a day administration
Abstract:The invention relates to a once a day formulation of trazodone or a trazodone derivative. The formulation contains trazodone or a trazodone derivative and a controlled release excipient so that, once administered orally, the trazodone or the trazodone derivative is maintained at a therapeutic plasma concentration from at least 1 hour to at least 24 hours after initial administration. After administration, the initial therapeutic action takes effect within the first hour and lasts at least about 24 hours. This therapeutic effect remains relatively and substantially stable for the remaining period of 24 hours. The formulations can be used for treating depression and/or sleeping disorders.
Inventor(s): Gervais; Sonia (Laval, CA), Smith; Damon (Saint-Laurent, CA), Rahmouni; Miloud (Pierrefonds, CA), Contamin; Pauline (Magny En Vexin, FR), Ouzerourou; Rachid (Anjou, CA), Ma; My Linh (Saint-Laurent, CA), Ferrada; Angela (Montreal, CA), Soulhi; Fouzia (Dollard-des-Ormeaux, CA)
Assignee: Labopharm Inc. (Quebec, CA) Labopharm Europe Limited (Dublin, IE) Labopharm (Barbados) Limited (St. Michael, BB)
Application Number:11/519,194
Patent Claim Types:
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Composition; Compound; Dosage form; Delivery; Use; Formulation;
Patent Metrics:
Source: PatentQuant.com
Field: Pharmaceuticals
Back Citations: 165th 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
Angelini Pharma
OLEPTRO
trazodone hydrochloride
TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL022411-001Feb 2, 2010DISCNNo7,829,120► subscribeY METHOD OF TREATING DEPRESSION
Angelini Pharma
OLEPTRO
trazodone hydrochloride
TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL022411-002Feb 2, 2010DISCNNo7,829,120► subscribeY METHOD OF TREATING DEPRESSION
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Non-Orange Book Patents for Patent: 7,829,120

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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
8,795,723Sustained drug release compositions► subscribe
8,962,019Sustained drug release composition► subscribe
8,414,919Sustained drug release composition► subscribe
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International Patent Family for Patent: 7,829,120

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Ukraine94916► subscribe
Taiwan200812646► subscribe
Taiwan200812585► subscribe
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