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Details for Patent: 8,629,179

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Patent 8,629,179 protects CONCERTA and is included in one NDA. There have been two Paragraph IV challenges on Concerta. There are three tentative approvals for the compound protected by this patent. Additional details are available via the generic ingredient links below.

Protection for CONCERTA has been extended six months for pediatric studies, as indicated by the *PED designation in the table below.

Summary for Patent: 8,629,179

Title:Methods and devices for providing prolonged drug therapy
Abstract: Methods and devices for maintaining a desired therapeutic drug effect over a prolonged therapy period are provided. In particular, oral dosage forms that release drug within the gastrointestinal tract at an ascending release rate over an extended time period are provided. The dosage forms may additionally comprise an immediate-release dose of drug.
Inventor(s): Gupta; Suneel K. (Sunnyvale, CA), Guinta; Diane R. (Palo Alto, CA), Christopher; Carol A. (Belmont, CA), Saks; Samuel R. (Burlingame, CA), Hamel; Lawrence G. (Mountain View, CA)
Assignee: Alza Corporation (Palo Alto, CA)
Application Number:12/581,699
Patent Claim Types:
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Use; Composition; Compound; Dosage form;
Patent Metrics:
Source: PatentQuant.com
Field: Pharmaceuticals
Back Citations: 0th 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
Janssen Pharms
CONCERTA
methylphenidate hydrochloride
TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL021121-001Aug 1, 2000RXNo8,629,179*PED► subscribeY
Janssen Pharms
CONCERTA
methylphenidate hydrochloride
TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL021121-004Apr 1, 2002RXNo8,629,179*PED► subscribeY
Janssen Pharms
CONCERTA
methylphenidate hydrochloride
TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL021121-002Aug 1, 2000RXNo8,629,179*PED► subscribeY
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