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Generated: January 16, 2018

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Details for Patent: 8,946,281

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Which drugs does patent 8,946,281 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 8,946,281 protects ACULAR LS and is included in one NDA.

This patent has four patent family members in three countries.
Summary for Patent: 8,946,281
Title:Ketorolac tromethamine compositions for treating or preventing ocular pain
Abstract: Compositions comprising ketorolac tromethamine at a therapeutically effective concentration of less than 0.5% are disclosed herein. Methods of treating or preventing ocular pain using said compositions are also disclosed herein.
Inventor(s): Muller; Christopher A. (Foothill Ranch, CA), Cheetham; Janet K. (Laguna Niguel, CA), Kuan; Teresa H. (Placentia, CA), Power; David F. (Trabuco Canyon, CA)
Assignee: Allergan Sales, LLC (Irvine, CA)
Application Number:13/802,076
Patent Claim Types:
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Use; Composition;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 8,946,281

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 ACULAR LS ketorolac tromethamine SOLUTION/DROPS;OPHTHALMIC 021528-001 May 30, 2003 AT RX Yes Yes ➤ Subscribe ➤ Subscribe A METHOD OF TREATING OCULAR PAIN ➤ Subscribe
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 8,946,281

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Patent No. Title Estimated Patent Expiration
8,648,107 Ketorolac tromethamine compositions for treating or preventing ocular pain ➤ Subscribe
8,008,338 Ketorolac tromethamine compositions for treating or preventing ocular pain ➤ Subscribe
8,207,215 Ketorolac tromethamine compositions for treating or preventing ocular pain ➤ Subscribe
8,906,950 Ketorolac tromethamine compositions for treating or preventing ocular pain ➤ Subscribe
8,541,463 Ketorolac tromethamine compositions for treating or preventing ocular pain ➤ Subscribe
8,377,982 Ketorolac tromethamine compositions for treating or preventing ocular pain ➤ Subscribe
9,216,167 Ketorolac tromethamine compositions for treating or preventing ocular pain ➤ Subscribe
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International Patents Family Members for US Patent 8,946,281

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
European Patent Office 3217937 ➤ Subscribe
Canada 2468664 ➤ Subscribe
Canada 2967362 ➤ Subscribe
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) 2016077726 ➤ Subscribe
Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration

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