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Details for Patent: 8,748,481


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Which drugs does patent 8,748,481 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 8,748,481 protects AMITIZA and is included in one NDA.

This patent has twenty-nine patent family members in seventeen countries.

Summary for Patent: 8,748,481
Title:Method for treating gastrointestinal disorder
Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for the long term treatment of gastrointestinal disorders in a human subject, which comprises administering an effective amount of a halogenated prostaglandin compound and/or its tautomer to the subject. The method induces substantially no electrolyte shifting during the term of the treatment. The compound used in the present invention can improve quality of life in the human subjects with gastrointestinal disorders, are similarly effective in treating male and female subjects, and also effective in a human subject aged even 65 years and older.
Inventor(s): Ueno; Ryuji (Montgomery, MD)
Assignee: Sucampo AG (Zug, CH)
Application Number:11/216,012
Patent Litigation and PTAB cases: See patent lawsuits and PTAB cases for patent 8,748,481
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Drugs Protected by US Patent 8,748,481

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Submissiondate
Sucampo Pharma Llc AMITIZA lubiprostone CAPSULE;ORAL 021908-002 Apr 29, 2008 RX Yes No   Start Trial   Start Trial METHOD FOR THE LONG TERM TREATMENT OF CHRONIC CONSTIPATION IN A HUMAN SUBJECT WITH IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME   Start Trial
Sucampo Pharma Llc AMITIZA lubiprostone CAPSULE;ORAL 021908-001 Jan 31, 2006 RX Yes Yes   Start Trial   Start Trial METHOD FOR THE LONG TERM TREATMENT OF CHRONIC CONSTIPATION IN A HUMAN SUBJECT   Start Trial
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