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Details for Patent: 9,919,050

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Summary for Patent: 9,919,050
Title:Compositions comprising azelastine
Abstract: The present invention provides pharmaceutical compositions comprising azelastine, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt or ester thereof including azelastine hydrochloride, and optionally one or more additional active agents. Preferred such compositions further comprise one or more pharmaceutically acceptable carriers or excipients that reduce the amount of post-nasal drip, and/or that minimize or mask the unpleasant bitter taste associated with post-nasal drip, of the compositions, into the oral cavity, upon intranasal or ocular administration of the compositions. Especially effective excipients used in the compositions of the present invention are hypromellose as a viscosity modifier and sucralose as a taste-masking agent. The invention also provides methods of treating or preventing certain disorders, or symptomatic relief therefrom, by administering the compositions of the invention to a patient, e.g., for the symptomatic relief of allergic rhinitis, non-allergic vasomotor rhinitis, allergic conjunctivitis, as well as other disorders.
Inventor(s): Dang; Phuong Grace (Corona, CA), Lawrence; Brian D. (Somerset, NJ), Balwani; Gul (West Windsor, NJ), D'Addio; Alexander D. (Piscataway, NJ)
Assignee: Meda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Somerset, NJ)
Application Number:13/974,881
Patent Litigation and PTAB cases: See patent lawsuits and PTAB cases for patent 9,919,050
Patent Claim Types:
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Composition; Formulation; Delivery;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 9,919,050

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Submissiondate
Mylan Speciality Lp ASTEPRO azelastine hydrochloride SPRAY, METERED;NASAL 022203-002 Aug 31, 2009 DISCN Yes No ⤷  Free Forever Trial ⤷  Free Forever Trial Y ⤷  Free Forever Trial
Bayer Hlthcare ASTEPRO ALLERGY azelastine hydrochloride SPRAY, METERED;NASAL 213872-001 Jun 17, 2021 OTC Yes Yes ⤷  Free Forever Trial ⤷  Free Forever Trial Y ⤷  Free Forever Trial
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