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Details for Patent: 8,481,526

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Patent 8,481,526 protects BESIVANCE and is included in one NDA.

This patent has eleven patent family members in ten countries.

Summary for Patent: 8,481,526

Title:Fluoroquinolone carboxylic acid molecular crystals
Abstract: Disclosed herein is a molecular crystal form of the compound (R)-(+)-7-(3-amino-2,3,4,5,6,7-hexahydro-1H-azepin-1-yl)-1-cyclopropyl-8-- chloro-6-fluoro-1,4-dihydro-4-oxoquinoline-3-carboxylic acid. The molecular crystal is characterized by at least one of: (a) an X-ray powder diffraction ("XRPD") spectrum that comprises peaks at 2.theta. angles of 10.6, 15, 19.7, 21.1, and 22.degree..+-.0.2.degree.; (b) a DSC melting peak at 288.degree. C.; (c) a .sup.13C NMR spectrum having peaks at 23.3, 27.7, 41.1, 54.5, 116.6, and 153.5 ppm; and (d) pKa values of 5.65 and 9.91. The compound belongs to the class of fluoroquinolones and is useful as an antibacterial agent.
Inventor(s): King, Jr.; Harry M. (Webster, NY)
Assignee: Bausch & Lomb Incorporated (Rochester, NY)
Application Number:12/723,047
Patent Claim Types:
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Compound; Use; Formulation;
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Field: Pharmaceuticals
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Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date Type RLD Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use
Bausch And Lomb
BESIVANCE
besifloxacin hydrochloride
SUSPENSION/DROPS;OPHTHALMIC022308-001May 28, 2009RXYes8,481,526► subscribeY
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8,604,020Fluoroquinolone carboxylic acid molecular crystals► subscribe
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International Patent Family for Patent: 8,481,526

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
South Korea20110122202► subscribe
Mexico2011009758► subscribe
Taiwan201038536► subscribe
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