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Generated: May 26, 2018

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Details for Patent: 8,858,961

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Which drugs does patent 8,858,961 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 8,858,961 protects ALPHAGAN P and is included in one NDA.

Protection for ALPHAGAN P has been extended six months for pediatric studies, as indicated by the *PED designation in the table below.

This patent has thirty-seven patent family members in nineteen countries.
Summary for Patent: 8,858,961
Title:Compositions containing alpha-2-adrenergic agonist components
Abstract: Compositions useful for improving effectiveness of alpha-2-adrenergic agonist components include carrier components, alpha-2-adrenergic agonist components, solubility enhancing components which aid in solubilizing the alpha-2-adrenergic agonist components. In one embodiment, the alpha-2-adrenergic agonist components include alpha-2-adrenergic agonists. In another embodiment, the solubility enhancing components include carboxymethylcellulose.
Inventor(s): Graham; Richard S. (Irvine, CA), Bakhit; Peter G. (Huntington Beach, CA), Olejnik; Orest (Coto De Caza, CA)
Assignee: Allergan, Inc. (Irvine, CA)
Application Number:12/482,783
Patent Claim Types:
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Composition; Formulation; Compound;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 8,858,961

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
Allergan ALPHAGAN P brimonidine tartrate SOLUTION/DROPS;OPHTHALMIC 021770-001 Aug 19, 2005 RX Yes Yes ➤ Sign Up ➤ Sign Up Y ➤ 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 8,858,961

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
6,673,337 Compositions containing alpha-2-adrenergic agonist components ➤ Sign Up
6,627,210 Compositions containing .alpha.-2-adrenergic agonist components ➤ Sign Up
9,687,443 Compositions containing alpha-2-adrenergic agonist components ➤ Sign Up
9,295,641 Compositions containing alpha-2-adrenergic agonist components ➤ Sign Up
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