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Details for Patent: 8,383,678

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Which drugs does patent 8,383,678 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 8,383,678 protects EPANOVA and is included in one NDA.

This patent has thirty patent family members in twenty-two countries.

Summary for Patent: 8,383,678
Title:Type a gelatin capsule containing PUFA in free acid form
Abstract: A pharmaceutical formulation comprising at least one omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid in free acid form or a pharmacologically acceptable derivative thereof is contained in a soft gelatin capsule characterized in that the capsule comprises gelatin extracted by an extraction process comprising acid pre-treatment of a collagen source. One advantage of the present invention over a soft gelatin capsule containing the same formulation but comprising gelatin extracted by an extraction process comprising alkali pre-treatment of the collagen source is that the present invention does not harden significantly over time and thus has a longer shelf life.
Inventor(s): Sachetto; Jean-Pierre (Arlesheim, CH), Bufton; Roly (Bubendorf, CH), Buser; Thomas (Nuglar, CH)
Assignee: Chrysalis Pharma AG (Sachseln, CH)
Application Number:12/984,994
Patent Claim Types:
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Composition; Dosage form; Use;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 8,383,678

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Submissiondate
Astrazeneca Pharms EPANOVA omega-3-carboxylic acids CAPSULE;ORAL 205060-001 May 5, 2014 DISCN Yes No   Start Trial   Start Trial Y TREATMENT OF HYPERTRIGLYCERIDEMIA   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: 8,383,678

Foriegn Application Priority Data
Foreign Country Foreign Patent Number Foreign Patent Date
United Kingdom0403247Feb 13, 2004

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