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Details for Patent: 7,879,349

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Which drugs does patent 7,879,349 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 7,879,349 protects NASCOBAL and is included in one NDA.

Summary for Patent: 7,879,349
Title:Cyanocobalamin low viscosity aqueous formulations for intranasal delivery
Abstract: A stable pharmaceutical mercury-free aqueous solution of cyanocobalamin comprised of cyanocobalamin and water wherein said solution of cyanocobalamin is suitable for intranasal administration, has a viscosity less than about 1000 cPs, and wherein said solution of cyanocobalamin has a bioavailability of cyanocobalamin when administered intranasally of at least about 7% relative to an intramuscular injection of cyanocobalamin with the proviso that the solution is essentially free of mercury and mercury-containing compounds. The present invention is also directed towards a method for elevating the vitamin B12 levels in the cerebral spinal fluid (CSF) comprising administering intranasally a sufficient amount of a mercury-free cyanocobalamin solution so as to increase the average ratio of vitamin B12 in the CSF to that in the blood serum (B12 CSF/B12 Serum.times.100) to at least about 1.1 comprising intranasally administering an aqueous solution of a cyanocobalamin, wherein said solution of cyanocobalamin has a bioavailability of at least 7% relative to an intramuscular injection of a cyanocobalamin.
Inventor(s): Quay; Steven C. (Edmonds, WA), Aprile; Peter C. (East Northport, NY), Go; Zenaida O. (Clifton, NJ), Sileno; Anthony P. (Brookhaven Hamlet, NY)
Assignee: Par Pharmaceutical, Inc. (Woodcliff Lake, NJ)
Application Number:12/079,875
Patent Litigation and PTAB cases: See patent lawsuits and PTAB cases for patent 7,879,349
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Formulation; Compound; Use;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 7,879,349

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Submissiondate
Endo Pharms Inc NASCOBAL cyanocobalamin SPRAY, METERED;NASAL 021642-001 Jan 31, 2005 RX Yes Yes ⤷  Try it Free ⤷  Try it Free Y CYANOCOBALAMIN ADMINISTRATION THROUGH NASAL INFUSION ⤷  Try it Free
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