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Details for Patent: 7,932,241

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Which drugs does patent 7,932,241 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 7,932,241 protects ZOMETA and RECLAST and is included in two NDAs. There have been zero Paragraph IV challenges on Zometa and Reclast There are twelve tentative approvals for the compound protected by this patent. Additional details are available via the generic ingredient links below.

Protection for RECLAST has been extended six months for pediatric studies, as indicated by the *PED designation in the table below.

This patent has twenty-five patent family members in twenty-one countries.

Summary for Patent: 7,932,241

Title:Pharmaceutical products comprising bisphosphonates
Abstract: A pharmaceutical product comprises a container containing a bisphosphonate solution, in which at least the internal surface of the container comprises a plastic material and in which the container is heat sterilisable, and which is in the form of a ready to use infusion solution, for administration of the bisphosphonate to a patient in need of bisphosphonate treatment.
Inventor(s): Glausch; Alexandra (Weil am Rhein, DE), Loffler; Rolf (Freiburg, DE), Sigg; Juergen (Loerrach, DE)
Assignee: Novartis AG (Basel, CH)
Application Number:10/570,339
Patent Claim Types:
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Formulation; Compound; Process;

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use
zoledronic acid
INJECTABLE;IV (INFUSION)021223-003Jun 17, 2011RXYesYes7,932,241► SubscribeY
zoledronic acid
INJECTABLE;IV (INFUSION)021817-001Apr 16, 2007RXYesYes7,932,241*PED► SubscribeY
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Foreign Priority and PCT Information for Patent: 7,932,241

PCT Information
PCT FiledSeptember 17, 2004PCT Application Number:PCT/EP2004/010470
PCT Publication Date:March 24, 2005PCT Publication Number: WO2005/025551

International Patent Family for Patent: 7,932,241

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Russian Federation2358739► Subscribe
Russian Federation2006112596► Subscribe
Peru04682005► Subscribe
New Zealand545343► Subscribe
Norway20061682► Subscribe
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