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Details for Patent: 8,685,444

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Which drugs does patent 8,685,444 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 8,685,444 protects EMBEDA and is included in one NDA.

This patent has sixteen patent family members in twelve countries.

Summary for Patent: 8,685,444
Title:Sequestering subunit and related compositions and methods
Abstract: A sequestering subunit comprising an aversive agent and a blocking agent, wherein the blocking agent substantially prevents release of the aversive agent from the sequestering subunit in the gastrointestinal tract for a time period that is greater than 24 hours; a composition comprising a sequestering subunit in releasable form, wherein, optionally, the mechanical fragility of the sequestering subunit is the same as the mechanical fragility of the therapeutic agent in releasable form; a capsule or tablet comprising a sequestering subunit and a therapeutic agent; and a method of preventing abuse of a therapeutic agent.
Inventor(s): Boehm; Garth (Westfield, NJ)
Assignee: Alpharma Pharmaceuticals LLC (Bridgewater, NJ)
Application Number:12/766,488
Patent Claim Types:
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Composition; Use; Formulation;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 8,685,444

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Submissiondate
Alpharma Pharms EMBEDA morphine sulfate; naltrexone hydrochloride CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 022321-001 Aug 13, 2009 DISCN Yes No   Start Trial   Start Trial Y   Start Trial
Alpharma Pharms EMBEDA morphine sulfate; naltrexone hydrochloride CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 022321-002 Aug 13, 2009 DISCN Yes No   Start Trial   Start Trial Y   Start Trial
Alpharma Pharms EMBEDA morphine sulfate; naltrexone hydrochloride CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 022321-003 Aug 13, 2009 DISCN Yes No   Start Trial   Start Trial Y   Start Trial
Alpharma Pharms EMBEDA morphine sulfate; naltrexone hydrochloride CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 022321-004 Aug 13, 2009 DISCN Yes No   Start Trial   Start Trial Y   Start Trial
Alpharma Pharms EMBEDA morphine sulfate; naltrexone hydrochloride CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 022321-005 Aug 13, 2009 DISCN Yes No   Start Trial   Start Trial Y   Start Trial
Alpharma Pharms EMBEDA morphine sulfate; naltrexone hydrochloride CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 022321-006 Aug 13, 2009 DISCN Yes No   Start Trial   Start Trial Y   Start Trial
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International Family Members for US Patent 8,685,444

Country Patent Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Australia 2003270778   Start Trial
Australia 2009251081   Start Trial
Canada 2499550   Start Trial
China 1703200   Start Trial
Cyprus 1120720   Start Trial
Denmark 1551372   Start Trial
European Patent Office 1551372   Start Trial
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