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Generated: November 24, 2017

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Details for Patent: 7,981,877

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Which drugs does patent 7,981,877 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 7,981,877 protects LOCOID and is included in one NDA. There has been one Paragraph IV challenge on Locoid.

Summary for Patent: 7,981,877

Title:Stabilized steroid composition and method for its preparation
Abstract: Stabilized, 17-substituted hydrocortisone containing compositions and methods of manufacture are disclosed. Isomerization of the hydrocortisone component of topical steroid compositions is markedly reduced by including an omega-6 acid component in the form of a free acid or as a compound such as an ester. Specifically disclosed are methods for preventing the isomerization of hydrocortisone 17-butyrate into hydrocortisone 21-butyrate through the use of safflower oil.
Inventor(s): Patel; Pravin M. (Bloomfield Hills, MI)
Application Number:11/432,742
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Use; Composition;

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use
Precision Dermat
hydrocortisone butyrate
LOTION;TOPICAL022076-001May 18, 2007RXYesYes► Subscribe► SubscribeY
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Non-Orange Book Patents for Patent: 7,981,877

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
7,378,405Stabilized steroid composition and method for its preparation► Subscribe
8,546,364Stabilized steroid composition and method for its preparation► Subscribe
8,389,502Stabilized steroid composition and method for its preparation► Subscribe
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