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Which drugs does patent 8,226,978 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 8,226,978 protects DSUVIA and is included in one NDA.

This patent has sixty-six patent family members in twelve countries.

Summary for Patent: 8,226,978
Title:Small volume oral transmucosal dosage forms containing sufentanil for treatment of pain
Abstract: Compositions, methods and systems for administration of small volume sufentanil-containing drug dosage forms to the oral mucosa of a subject are disclosed.
Inventor(s): Palmer; Pamela (San Francisco, CA), Schreck; Thomas (Portola Valley, CA), Tzannis; Stelios (Newark, CA), Hamel; Larry (Mountain View, CA), Poutiatine; Andrew I. (San Anselmo, CA), Rampersaud; Charles (San Francisco, CA), Edwards; Bruce (Menlo Park, CA)
Assignee: AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Redwood City, CA)
Application Number:12/521,949
Patent Claim Types:
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Use; Formulation; Delivery; Dosage form;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 8,226,978

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Submissiondate
Acelrx Pharms DSUVIA sufentanil citrate TABLET;SUBLINGUAL 209128-001 Nov 2, 2018 RX Yes Yes   Start Trial   Start Trial Y TREATMENT OF ACUTE PAIN   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: 8,226,978

PCT Information
PCT FiledDecember 28, 2007PCT Application Number:PCT/US2007/089018
PCT Publication Date:July 17, 2008PCT Publication Number: WO2008/085765

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