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Details for Patent: 8,722,085

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Which drugs does patent 8,722,085 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 8,722,085 protects CONTRAVE and is included in one NDA.

This patent has nineteen patent family members in thirteen countries.

Summary for Patent: 8,722,085
Title:Methods for administering weight loss medications
Abstract: Methods and systems for administration of pharmaceuticals using a unit dosage package that includes a first unit dosage that has a first drug and a second drug, a second unit dosage that has the first drug and the second drug, where the second unit dosage includes a different amount of the second drug than the first unit dosage and a unit dosage package is configured to hold the first unit dosage and the second unit dosage. In preferred embodiments the methods and systems are used for administration of weight loss medications.
Inventor(s): McKinney; Anthony (San Diego, CA), Tollefson; Gary (Indianapolis, IN), Weber; Eckard (San Diego, CA), Soltero; Rick (Holly Springs, NC)
Assignee: Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc. (La Jolla, CA)
Application Number:12/838,364
Patent Litigation and PTAB cases: See patent lawsuits and PTAB cases for patent 8,722,085
Patent Claim Types:
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Use; Formulation; Dosage form;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 8,722,085

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Submissiondate
Nalpropion CONTRAVE bupropion hydrochloride; naltrexone hydrochloride TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 200063-001 Sep 10, 2014 RX Yes Yes   Start Trial   Start Trial USE OF NALTREXONE AND BUPROPION BASED ON AN ESCALATING DOSE SCHEDULE   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

International Family Members for US Patent 8,722,085

Country Patent Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Argentina 063958   Start Trial
Australia 2007319472   Start Trial
Canada 2668885   Start Trial
Chile 2007003246   Start Trial
China 101573103   Start Trial
European Patent Office 2088998   Start Trial
Israel 198578   Start Trial
>Country >Patent Number >Estimated Expiration >Supplementary Protection Certificate >SPC Country >SPC Expiration

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