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Details for Patent: 9,265,720

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Patent 9,265,720 protects EDLUAR and is included in one NDA. There has been one Paragraph IV challenge on Edluar.

This patent has six patent family members in four countries.

Summary for Patent: 9,265,720

Title:Pharmaceutical formulations useful in the treatment of insomnia
Abstract: There is provided a formulation suitable for transmucosal administration comprising a short acting hypnotic drug, which formulation provides a measurable plasma concentration of drug within 10 minutes of administration. The formulation is capable of providing sleep on demand, and preferably comprises particles of drug, for example zolpidem or a pharmaceutically-acceptable salt thereof and a mucoadhesion promoting agent, such as sodium carboxymethylcellulose, which particles of drug and mucoadhesive are presented upon the surface of larger carrier particles.
Inventor(s): Pettersson; Anders (Kode, SE), Nystrom; Christer (Stockholm, SE), Bredenberg; Susanne (Uppsala, SE)
Assignee: Orexo AB (Uppsala, SE)
Application Number:11/666,361
Patent Claim Types:
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Use; Composition; Dosage form; Formulation; Device;
Patent Metrics:
Source: PatentQuant.com
Field: Not categorized
Back Citations: 29th 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
Meda Pharms
EDLUAR
zolpidem tartrate
TABLET;SUBLINGUAL021997-001Mar 13, 2009RXNo9,265,720► subscribe METHOD OF TREATING INSOMNIA CHARACTERIZED BY DIFFICULTY WITH SLEEP ONSET
Meda Pharms
EDLUAR
zolpidem tartrate
TABLET;SUBLINGUAL021997-002Mar 13, 2009RXYes9,265,720► subscribe METHOD OF TREATING INSOMNIA CHARACTERIZED BY DIFFICULTY WITH SLEEP ONSET
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Foreign Priority and PCT Information for Patent: 9,265,720

Foriegn Application Priority Data
Foreign Country Foreign Patent Number Foreign Patent Date
United Kingdom0423800.2Oct 27, 2004
PCT Information
PCT FiledOctober 26, 2005PCT Application Number:PCT/GB2005/004147
PCT Publication Date:May 04, 2006PCT Publication Number: WO2006/046041

International Patent Family for Patent: 9,265,720

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
European Patent Office1807156► subscribe
Japan5064226► subscribe
Japan2008517988► subscribe
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