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Details for Patent: 8,645,160

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Which drugs does patent 8,645,160 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 8,645,160 protects ENTEREG and is included in one NDA.

Summary for Patent: 8,645,160
Title:Methods for delivering a drug to a hospital patient for short-term use while minimizing long-term use of the drug
Abstract: Novel methods for delivering a drug to hospital patients for short-term in-hospital use while minimizing long-term use of the drug. Embodiments are provided in which hospitals are identified which may be eligible to treat patients, for example, perform certain types of surgery, and which have measures in place to limit use of the drug to short-term use. The identified hospitals are preferably registered in a storage medium, including computer readable storage media, and may be authorized to receive the shipments of the drug. The received drug may then be dispensed to the patient.
Inventor(s): Maurer; George Raymond (Dunellen, NJ), Jones; Robert Barnett (Summit, NJ)
Assignee: Adolor Corporation (
Application Number:13/541,628
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Use; Composition;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 8,645,160

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Submissiondate
Cubist Pharms ENTEREG alvimopan CAPSULE;ORAL 021775-001 May 20, 2008 RX Yes Yes   Start Trial   Start Trial Y   Start Trial
>Applicant >Tradename >Generic Name >Dosage >NDA >Approval Date >TE >Type >RLD >RS >Patent No. >Patent Expiration >Product >Substance >Delist Req. >Patented / Exclusive Use >Submissiondate

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