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Details for Patent: 8,387,615

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Which drugs does patent 8,387,615 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 8,387,615 protects SYMBICORT and is included in one NDA.

Protection for SYMBICORT has been extended six months for pediatric studies, as indicated by the *PED designation in the table below.

This patent has thirty-six patent family members in thirty countries.

Summary for Patent: 8,387,615
Title:Inhaler cap strap
Abstract: An inhaler (1) for dispensing doses of medicament from a container under user activation said inhaling which comprises a body (7) which includes a mouthpiece (5) through which the medicament is dispensed and a cap (2) which can be place in a position to substantially occlude the mouthpiece (5). The cap (2) is attached to said body (7) by a strap (3) which pivots from said body (7), said cap (2) being arranged to slide on the strap (3) such that the cap (2) must translate away from the mouthpiece (5) prior to the pivoting of the strap (3).
Inventor(s): Bunce; Martin (Marlborough, GB)
Assignee: AstraZeneca AB (Sodertalje, SE)
Application Number:10/579,481
Patent Claim Types:
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Use; Delivery;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 8,387,615

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 SYMBICORT budesonide; formoterol fumarate dihydrate AEROSOL, METERED;INHALATION 021929-001 Jul 21, 2006 RX Yes Yes   Start Trial   Start Trial Y   Start Trial
Astrazeneca SYMBICORT budesonide; formoterol fumarate dihydrate AEROSOL, METERED;INHALATION 021929-002 Jul 21, 2006 RX Yes Yes   Start Trial   Start Trial Y   Start Trial
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Foreign Priority and PCT Information for Patent: 8,387,615

Foriegn Application Priority Data
Foreign Country Foreign Patent Number Foreign Patent Date
Sweden0303029Nov 17, 2003
PCT Information
PCT FiledNovember 10, 2004PCT Application Number:PCT/SE2004/001631
PCT Publication Date:May 26, 2005PCT Publication Number: WO2005/046774

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