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Last Updated: October 6, 2022

Details for Patent: 8,598,227

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Which drugs does patent 8,598,227 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 8,598,227 protects VELETRI and is included in one NDA.

This patent has nineteen patent family members in fifteen countries.

Summary for Patent: 8,598,227
Title:Epoprostenol formulation and method of making thereof
Abstract: This invention relates to a stable epoprostenol composition that can be combined with commercially available IV fluids and can be administered in its reconstituted and/or diluted form under ambient conditions of about 15-30.degree. C. for greater than 24 hours. The composition preferably contains (a) epoprostenol or a salt thereof; (b) a alkalinization agent; and (c) a base, such that when reconstituted or in solution, the solution has a pH>11. Methods for making the lyophilized composition are also disclosed.
Inventor(s): Palepu; Nagesh R. (Southhampton, PA)
Assignee: Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Allschwil, CH)
Application Number:13/621,489
Patent Litigation and PTAB cases: See patent lawsuits and PTAB cases for patent 8,598,227
Patent Claim Types:
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Use; Composition; Formulation;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 8,598,227

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Submissiondate
Actelion VELETRI epoprostenol sodium INJECTABLE;INJECTION 022260-002 Jun 28, 2012 AP2 RX Yes Yes See Plans and Pricing See Plans and Pricing See Plans and Pricing
Actelion VELETRI epoprostenol sodium INJECTABLE;INJECTION 022260-001 Jun 27, 2008 AP2 RX Yes Yes See Plans and Pricing See Plans and Pricing See Plans and Pricing
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International Family Members for US Patent 8,598,227

Country Patent Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Brazil PI0707488 See Plans and Pricing
Canada 2641393 See Plans and Pricing
Canada 2868998 See Plans and Pricing
China 101410119 See Plans and Pricing
Cyprus 1117128 See Plans and Pricing
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