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Last Updated: May 27, 2022

ALTOPREV Drug Patent Profile


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Which patents cover Altoprev, and what generic alternatives are available?

Altoprev is a drug marketed by Covis and is included in one NDA.

The generic ingredient in ALTOPREV is lovastatin. There are thirty-three drug master file entries for this compound. Twenty-five suppliers are listed for this compound. Additional details are available on the lovastatin profile page.

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A generic version of ALTOPREV was approved as lovastatin by ACTAVIS ELIZABETH on December 17th, 2001.

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Drug patent expirations by year for ALTOPREV
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Recent Clinical Trials for ALTOPREV

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SponsorPhase
AmgenPhase 4
Brigham and Women's HospitalPhase 4
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)Phase 2

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US Patents and Regulatory Information for ALTOPREV

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Exclusivity Expiration
Covis ALTOPREV lovastatin TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 021316-001 Jun 26, 2002 DISCN No No See Plans and Pricing See Plans and Pricing See Plans and Pricing
Covis ALTOPREV lovastatin TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 021316-004 Jun 26, 2002 RX Yes Yes See Plans and Pricing See Plans and Pricing See Plans and Pricing
Covis ALTOPREV lovastatin TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 021316-002 Jun 26, 2002 RX Yes No See Plans and Pricing See Plans and Pricing See Plans and Pricing
Covis ALTOPREV lovastatin TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 021316-003 Jun 26, 2002 RX Yes No See Plans and Pricing See Plans and Pricing See Plans and Pricing
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Expired US Patents for ALTOPREV

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date Patent No. Patent Expiration
Covis ALTOPREV lovastatin TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 021316-003 Jun 26, 2002 See Plans and Pricing See Plans and Pricing
Covis ALTOPREV lovastatin TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 021316-001 Jun 26, 2002 See Plans and Pricing See Plans and Pricing
Covis ALTOPREV lovastatin TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 021316-001 Jun 26, 2002 See Plans and Pricing See Plans and Pricing
Covis ALTOPREV lovastatin TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 021316-002 Jun 26, 2002 See Plans and Pricing See Plans and Pricing
Covis ALTOPREV lovastatin TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 021316-002 Jun 26, 2002 See Plans and Pricing See Plans and Pricing
Covis ALTOPREV lovastatin TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 021316-004 Jun 26, 2002 See Plans and Pricing See Plans and Pricing
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International Patents for ALTOPREV

See the table below for patents covering ALTOPREV around the world.

Country Patent Number Title Estimated Expiration
Hong Kong 1050134 See Plans and Pricing
Australia 3200999 See Plans and Pricing
Israel 149524 See Plans and Pricing
New Zealand 530584 HMG-COA reductase inhibitor extended release formulation See Plans and Pricing
United Kingdom 0210619 See Plans and Pricing
European Patent Office 1035842 PREPARATION AMELIOREE D'INHIBITEURS DE LA HMG CoA REDUCTASE A LIBERATION ETENDUE (IMPROVED HMG CoA REDUCTASE INHIBITOR EXTENDED RELEASE FORMULATION) See Plans and Pricing
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