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Details for Patent: 8,642,573

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Which drugs does patent 8,642,573 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 8,642,573 protects XIFAXAN and is included in one NDA.

This patent has forty-six patent family members in twenty countries.

Summary for Patent: 8,642,573
Title:Methods of treating hepatic encephalopathy
Abstract: The application describes treatment of hepatic encephalopathy using gastrointestinal specific antibiotics. One example of a gastrointestinal specific antibiotic is rifaximin. The instant application also provides methods for determining if a subject has a neurological condition or hepatic encephalopathy by determining the critical flicker frequency and/or the venous ammonia level of the subject at two or more time points. The invention further provides methods for treating these subjects.
Inventor(s): Forbes; William (Raleigh, NC), Merchant; Kunal (Durham, NC), Bortey; Enoch (Chapel Hill, NC), Shaw; Audrey (Durham, NC)
Assignee: Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd (Raleigh, NC)
Application Number:13/737,535
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Drugs Protected by US Patent 8,642,573

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Submissiondate
Salix Pharms XIFAXAN rifaximin TABLET;ORAL 021361-002 Mar 24, 2010 RX Yes Yes See Plans and Pricing See Plans and Pricing REDUCTION IN RISK OF OVERT HEPATIC ENCEPHALOPATHY (HE) RECURRENCE See Plans and Pricing
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