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Last Updated: December 7, 2021

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Details for Patent: 8,318,788

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Which drugs does patent 8,318,788 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 8,318,788 protects CONTRAVE and is included in one NDA.

This patent has forty patent family members in eighteen countries.

Summary for Patent: 8,318,788
Title:Layered pharmaceutical formulations
Abstract: In one embodiment a layered pharmaceutical formulation includes two or more pharmaceutical layers and an intermediate layer disposed between at least two of the two or more pharmaceutical layers, the intermediate layer configured to dissolve in vivo to thereby leave the two or more pharmaceutical layers substantially intact. In one embodiment, an active pharmaceutical ingredient in at least one of the pharmaceutical layers is selected from bupropion, zonisamide, naltrexone, topiramate, phentermine, metformin, olanzapine and fluoxetine.
Inventor(s): McKinney; Anthony (San Diego, CA), Tollefson; Gary (Indianapolis, IN), Weber; Eckard (San Diego, CA), Soltero; Rick (Holly Springs, NC)
Assignee: Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc. (La Jolla, CA)
Application Number:13/330,395
Patent Litigation and PTAB cases: See patent lawsuits and PTAB cases for patent 8,318,788
Patent Claim Types:
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Use; Composition; Formulation; Dosage form;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 8,318,788

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Submissiondate
Nalpropion CONTRAVE bupropion hydrochloride; naltrexone hydrochloride TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 200063-001 Sep 10, 2014 RX Yes Yes ⤷  Try it Free ⤷  Try it Free USE OF NALTREXONE AND BUPROPION IN A LAYERED FORMULATION FOR CHRONIC WEIGHT MANAGEMENT FOR AFFECTING WEIGHT LOSS ⤷  Try it Free
>Applicant >Tradename >Generic Name >Dosage >NDA >Approval Date >TE >Type >RLD >RS >Patent No. >Patent Expiration >Product >Substance >Delist Req. >Patented / Exclusive Use >Submissiondate

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