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Details for Patent: 9,011,905

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Patent 9,011,905 protects QSYMIA and is included in one NDA. There has been one Paragraph IV challenge on Qsymia.

This patent has twenty-seven patent family members in eleven countries.

Summary for Patent: 9,011,905

Title:Low dose topiramate/phentermine composition and methods of use thereof
Abstract: A method for effecting weight loss by administering a combination of topiramate and phentermine is provided. The phentermine is generally administered in immediate release form, in a daily dose in the range of 2 mg to 8 mg, in combination with a daily dose of topiramate selected to prevent the loss of effectiveness of phentermine alone. Methods for treating obesity, conditions associated with obesity, and other indications are also provided, as are compositions and dosage forms containing low doses of phentermine and topiramate, e.g., 3.75 mg phentermine and 23 mg topiramate.
Inventor(s): Najarian; Thomas (Los Osos, CA), Tam; Peter Y. (Redwood City, CA), Wilson; Leland F. (Menlo Park, CA)
Assignee: Vivus, Inc. (Mountain View, CA)
Application Number:14/495,246
Patent Claim Types:
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Formulation; Dosage form; Composition;
Patent Metrics:
Source: PatentQuant.com
Field: Pharmaceuticals
Back Citations: 56th percentile
Forward Citations: 0th percentile

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date Type RLD Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use
Vivus
QSYMIA
phentermine hydrochloride; topiramate
CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL022580-001Jul 17, 2012RXNo9,011,905► subscribeY
Vivus
QSYMIA
phentermine hydrochloride; topiramate
CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL022580-002Jul 17, 2012RXNo9,011,905► subscribeY
Vivus
QSYMIA
phentermine hydrochloride; topiramate
CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL022580-003Jul 17, 2012RXNo9,011,905► subscribeY
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Non-Orange Book Patents for Patent: 9,011,905

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Patent No. Title Estimated Patent Expiration
8,895,058Low dose topiramate/phentermine composition and methods of use thereof► subscribe
9,011,906Escalating dosing regimen for effecting weight loss and treating obesity► subscribe
8,580,298Low dose topiramate/phentermine composition and methods of use thereof► subscribe
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International Patent Family for Patent: 9,011,905

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Mexico2010013505► subscribe
Mexico2010013503► subscribe
South Korea20140121491► subscribe
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