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Details for Patent: 8,501,219

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Patent 8,501,219 protects KALETRA and is included in one NDA. There have been two Paragraph IV challenges on Kaletra. There are six tentative approvals for the compound protected by this patent. Additional details are available via the generic ingredient links below.

Summary for Patent: 8,501,219

Title:Flavoring systems for pharmaceutical compositions and methods of making such compositions
Abstract: A flavoring system for a liquid pharmaceutical composition and pharmaceutical compositions containing such flavoring systems are disclosed. Flavoring systems of the invention include at least one sweetening agent, at least two flavored ingredients, and at least one flavor modifier selected from the group consisting of citric acid, sodium citrate, sodium chloride, and mixtures thereof. At least two of the flavored ingredients are selected from the group consisting of a vanilla flavored ingredient, a peppermint flavored ingredient, a menthol flavored ingredient, a cotton candy flavored ingredient, and mixtures thereof. The one or more sweetening agents comprise glycerin, monoammonium glycyrrhizinate, saccharin sodium, acesulfame potassium, high fructose corn syrup, and/or mixtures thereof. Pharmaceutical compositions of the invention include a flavoring system of the invention, a solvent system, and at least one pharmaceutically active agent, such as lopinavir or derivatives thereof, ritonavir or derivatives thereof, or mixtures thereof. Methods for making such liquid pharmaceutical compositions are also disclosed.
Inventor(s): Alani; Laman (Hillsborough, CA), Gauwitz; Donald P. (McHenry, IL), Kaul; Dilip (Hillsborough, NJ), Lipari; John M. (Racine, WI), Ghosh; Soumojeet (Gurnee, IL), Marsh; Kennan C. (Lake Forest, IL), Whelan; Richard H. (Norfolk, MA), Petrossian; Vanik D. (Waban, MA)
Assignee: AbbVie Inc. (North Chicago, IL)
Application Number:12/687,479
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Field: Pharmaceuticals
Back Citations: 0th percentile
Forward Citations: 2nd percentile

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date Type RLD Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use
lopinavir; ritonavir
SOLUTION;ORAL021251-001Sep 15, 2000RXYes8,501,219Nov 28, 2021Y
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Non-Orange Book Patents for Patent: 8,501,219

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Patent No. Title Estimated Patent Expiration
8,895,051Flavoring systems for pharmaceutical compositions and methods of making such compositions<subscribe>
6,911,214 Flavoring systems for pharmaceutical compositions and methods of making such compositions<subscribe>
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