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Generated: November 24, 2017

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Details for Patent: 8,051,851

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Which drugs does patent 8,051,851 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 8,051,851 protects TUDORZA PRESSAIR and is included in one NDA.

This patent has twenty-four patent family members in twenty-four countries.

Summary for Patent: 8,051,851

Title:Inhaler for the administration of powdered pharmaceuticals, and a powder cartridge system for use with this inhaler
Abstract: In order to improve the security and reliability of administration of powdered pharmaceuticals through dry powder inhalers, the invention proposes an inhaler (1) for powdered medicaments, comprising an activating device (4) for manual engagement by the patient for repeatedly metering a dose of medicament to be administered to the patient, and further comprising an advancing mechanism (25) for advancing a counter or indexing means (8) each time the activating device (4) has been engaged by the patient so that a dose of medicament has been released for administration to the patient, wherein the counter or indexing means (8) comprises an index (9), the index (9) being detectable by a detection means (10) of the inhaler, and the detection means (10) being coupled to a locking mechanism (12), the locking mechanism (12) blocking the activating device (4) and/or any transportation mechanism (5) of the inhaler (1) delayed by a predetermined number of metering cycles since detection of the index (9), and a cartridge (3).
Inventor(s): Herder; Martin (Rodgau, DE), Mett; Ingo (Frankfurt, DE), Goede; Joachim (Hanau, DE)
Assignee: Sofotec GmbH & Co. KG (Bad Homburg, DE)
Application Number:11/183,182
Patent Claim Types:
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Delivery; Device; Use;

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use
Astrazeneca Pharms
aclidinium bromide
POWDER, METERED;INHALATION202450-001Jul 23, 2012RXYesYes► Subscribe► SubscribeY
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International Patent Family for Patent: 8,051,851

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
South Korea101214823► Subscribe
South Korea20070045193► Subscribe
Japan4621736► Subscribe
Japan2008506433► Subscribe
Israel180378► Subscribe
Hong Kong1105136► Subscribe
Spain2353018► Subscribe
European Patent Office1616592► Subscribe
EcuadorSP077164► Subscribe
Denmark1616592► Subscribe
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