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Details for Patent: 8,318,802

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Which drugs does patent 8,318,802 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 8,318,802 protects VELETRI and is included in one NDA.

This patent has nineteen patent family members in fifteen countries.

Summary for Patent: 8,318,802
Title:Epoprostenol formulation and method of making thereof
Abstract: This invention relates to a stable epoprostenol composition that can be combined with commercially available IV fluids and can be administered in its reconstituted and/or diluted form under ambient conditions of about 15-30.degree. C. for greater than 24 hours. The composition preferably contains (a) epoprostenol or a salt thereof; (b) a alkalinization agent; and (c) a base, such that when reconstituted or in solution, the solution has a pH>11. Methods for making the lyophilized composition are also disclosed.
Inventor(s): Palepu; Naglesh R. (Southampton, PA)
Assignee: Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Altschwil, CH)
Application Number:12/278,061
Patent Litigation and PTAB cases: See patent lawsuits and PTAB cases for patent 8,318,802
Patent Claim Types:
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Composition; Formulation;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 8,318,802

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Submissiondate
Actelion VELETRI epoprostenol sodium INJECTABLE;INJECTION 022260-002 Jun 28, 2012 AP2 RX Yes Yes ⤷  Free Forever Trial ⤷  Free Forever Trial Y ⤷  Free Forever Trial
Actelion VELETRI epoprostenol sodium INJECTABLE;INJECTION 022260-001 Jun 27, 2008 AP2 RX Yes Yes ⤷  Free Forever Trial ⤷  Free Forever Trial Y ⤷  Free Forever 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: 8,318,802

PCT Information
PCT FiledFebruary 02, 2007PCT Application Number:PCT/US2007/002948
PCT Publication Date:August 16, 2007PCT Publication Number: WO2007/092343

International Family Members for US Patent 8,318,802

Country Patent Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Brazil PI0707488 ⤷  Free Forever Trial
Canada 2641393 ⤷  Free Forever Trial
Canada 2868998 ⤷  Free Forever Trial
China 101410119 ⤷  Free Forever Trial
Cyprus 1117128 ⤷  Free Forever Trial
Denmark 1993557 ⤷  Free Forever Trial
>Country >Patent Number >Estimated Expiration >Supplementary Protection Certificate >SPC Country >SPC Expiration

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