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

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Non-Orange Book US Patents Family Members for Patent 8,722,085

For Orange Book-listed patents (shown in the main table above) generic applications must certify that the listed patents are expired, invalid, or will not be infringed by generic entry.

The non-Orange Book patents listed below do not require formal certifications, so they do not automatically impede generic entry. Instead, they represent potential opportunities for branded firms to block generic entry through patent infringment challenges.

Patent No. Title Estimated Patent Expiration
9,125,868 Methods for administering weight loss medications ➤ Sign Up
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