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Details for Patent: 7,928,115

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Which drugs does patent 7,928,115 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 7,928,115 protects XIFAXAN and is included in one NDA.

This patent has thirty-two patent family members in eleven countries.
Summary for Patent: 7,928,115
Title:Methods of treating travelers diarrhea and hepatic encephalopathy
Abstract: Treatment of traveler's diarrhea in subjects having hepatic encephalopathy using rifaximin is disclosed.
Inventor(s): Forbes; William (Raleigh, NC), Bortey; Enoch (Chappel Hill, NC)
Assignee: Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. (Morrisville, NC)
Application Number:12/957,831
Patent Claim Types:
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Use; Dosage form;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 7,928,115

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
Salix Pharms XIFAXAN rifaximin TABLET;ORAL 021361-001 May 25, 2004 RX Yes Yes ➤ Sign Up ➤ Sign Up METHOD OF TREATING TRAVELERS' DIARRHEA ➤ Sign Up
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 7,928,115

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
8,969,398 Methods of treating hepatic encephalopathy ➤ Sign Up
8,642,573 Methods of treating hepatic encephalopathy ➤ Sign Up
9,629,828 Methods of treating traveler's diarrhea and hepatic encephalopathy ➤ Sign Up
8,829,017 Methods of treating traveler's diarrhea and hepatic encephalopathy ➤ Sign Up
8,946,252 Methods of treating traveler's diarrhea and hepatic encephalopathy ➤ Sign Up
9,855,254 Methods of treating hepatic encephalopathy ➤ Sign Up
9,629,829 Methods of treating hepatic encephalopathy ➤ Sign Up
9,421,195 Methods of treating hepatic encephalopathy ➤ Sign Up
Patent No. Title Estimated Patent Expiration

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International Patents Family Members for US Patent 7,928,115

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
South Korea 20120030542 ➤ Sign Up
South Korea 20170036116 ➤ Sign Up
Australia 2010260089 ➤ Sign Up
European Patent Office 2442803 ➤ Sign Up
Australia 2010271070 ➤ Sign Up
Israel 212055 ➤ Sign Up
Japan 2012504649 ➤ Sign Up
Canada 2739436 ➤ Sign Up
Canada 2763894 ➤ Sign Up
Canada 2765577 ➤ Sign Up
Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration

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