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Which drugs does patent 8,563,027 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 8,563,027 protects DEXTENZA and is included in one NDA.

This patent has nineteen patent family members in six countries.

Summary for Patent: 8,563,027
Title:Drug delivery through hydrogel plugs
Abstract: An embodiment is a medical prosthesis for blocking or reducing tear flow through a punctum or canaliculus of a human eye and delivering a drug to the eye that comprises a dehydrated covalently crosslinked synthetic hydrophilic polymer hydrogel with dimensions to pass through a puncta lacrimali, with the dehydrated hydrogel absorbing physiological water to swell to at least 1 mm in cross-sectional width and conformably fit a canaliculus, with the hydrogel comprising a therapeutic agent dispersed through the hydrogel for release to an eye, with the hydrogel having a water content of at least about 50% by weight or volume when allowed to fully hydrate in vitro in physiological saline.
Inventor(s): Jarrett; Peter (Lexington, MA), Bassett; Michael (Pepperell, MA), Blizzard; Charles D. (Westwood, MA), Sawhney; Amarpreet S. (Lexington, MA)
Assignee: Incept, LLC (Bedford, MA)
Application Number:13/777,103
Patent Claim Types:
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Use; Compound; Process; Delivery;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 8,563,027

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Submissiondate
Ocular Therapeutix DEXTENZA dexamethasone INSERT;OPHTHALMIC 208742-001 Nov 30, 2018 RX Yes Yes   Start Trial   Start Trial DEXTENZA IS APPROVED FOR THE TREATMENT OF OCULAR PAIN FOLLOWING OPHTHALMIC SURGERY   Start Trial
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