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Details for Patent: 8,528,545

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Patent 8,528,545 protects SYMBICORT and is included in one NDA.

This patent has forty-three patent family members in twenty-five countries.

Summary for Patent: 8,528,545

Title:Inhaler device that reduces the risk for miscounting a dosage
Abstract: Inhaler device (10) comprising an actuator body (20) and an inhaler canister assembly (70), the inhaler canister assembly (70) is comprised of a canister (30) with a metering valve at a valve end and a dose counter unit (60) attached to a base end thereof. Further, the inhaler canister assembly (70) comprises first position ensuring means (110, 230), the actuator body comprises second position ensuring means (120,210), wherein the first and second position ensuring means being complementary mating means, and the first and second position ensuring means being so arranged that the inhaler device (10) cannot be fired, nor the counter unit (60) count unless the first and second position ensuring means are in a mating relationship. There is also provided an inhaler canister assembly (70) and an actuator body (20).
Inventor(s): Hodson; Darren (Leicestershire, GB), Treneman; William (Cambridgeshire, GB)
Assignee: AstraZeneca AB (Sodertaije, SE)
Application Number:11/571,645
Patent Claim Types:
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Delivery; Device; Use;
Patent Metrics:
Source: PatentQuant.com
Field: Medical technology
Back Citations: 44th percentile
Forward Citations: 0th percentile

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date Type RLD Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use
Astrazeneca
SYMBICORT
budesonide; formoterol fumarate dihydrate
AEROSOL, METERED;INHALATION021929-001Jul 21, 2006RXYes8,528,545► subscribeY
Astrazeneca
SYMBICORT
budesonide; formoterol fumarate dihydrate
AEROSOL, METERED;INHALATION021929-002Jul 21, 2006RXYes8,528,545► subscribeY
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Foreign Priority and PCT Information for Patent: 8,528,545

Foriegn Application Priority Data
Foreign Country Foreign Patent Number Foreign Patent Date
Sweden0401786Jul 05, 2004
PCT Information
PCT FiledJune 23, 2005PCT Application Number:PCT/SE2005/000996
PCT Publication Date:January 12, 2006PCT Publication Number: WO2006/004498

International Patent Family for Patent: 8,528,545

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Argentina054295► subscribe
Argentina054296► subscribe
Austria411069► subscribe
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