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Details for Patent: 8,052,987

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Which drugs does patent 8,052,987 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 8,052,987 protects RECLAST and is included in one NDA.

This patent has forty-three patent family members in twenty-eight countries.

Summary for Patent: 8,052,987
Title:Method of administering bisphosphonates
Abstract: The invention relates to bisphosphonates, in particular more potent N-bisphosphonates such as zoledronic acid and derivatives, and to methods of treatment using bisphosphonates. These bisphosphonates are used with satisfactory results for prolonged inhibition of bone resorption in conditions of abnormally increased bone turnover, e.g. osteoporosis, by intermittent administration, the periods between bisphosphonate administrations are longer than was previously considered appropriate, e.g. a dosing interval of at least about 6 months or less frequently.
Inventor(s): Horowitz; Zebulun D. (Basking Ridge, NJ), Richardson; Peter C. (Far Hills, NJ), Trechsel; Ulrich (Luzein, CH)
Assignee: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation (East Hanover, NJ)
Application Number:10/311,942
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Drugs Protected by US Patent 8,052,987

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Submissiondate
Novartis RECLAST zoledronic acid INJECTABLE;INTRAVENOUS 021817-001 Apr 16, 2007 AP RX Yes Yes   Start Trial   Start Trial   Start Trial
>Applicant >Tradename >Generic Name >Dosage >NDA >Approval Date >TE >Type >RLD >RS >Patent No. >Patent Expiration >Product >Substance >Delist Req. >Patented / Exclusive Use >Submissiondate

Foreign Priority and PCT Information for Patent: 8,052,987

PCT Information
PCT FiledJune 18, 2001PCT Application Number:PCT/EP01/06850
PCT Publication Date:December 27, 2001PCT Publication Number: WO01/97788

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