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Last Updated: February 28, 2024

CEQUA Drug Patent Profile


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When do Cequa patents expire, and when can generic versions of Cequa launch?

Cequa is a drug marketed by Sun Pharm and is included in one NDA. There are four patents protecting this drug.

This drug has thirty-six patent family members in twenty-four countries.

The generic ingredient in CEQUA is cyclosporine. There are eighteen drug master file entries for this compound. Eighteen suppliers are listed for this compound. Additional details are available on the cyclosporine profile page.

DrugPatentWatch® Litigation and Generic Entry Outlook for Cequa

A generic version of CEQUA was approved as cyclosporine by HIKMA on October 29th, 1999.

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US Patents and Regulatory Information for CEQUA

CEQUA is protected by four US patents.

Patents protecting CEQUA


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Topical cyclosporine-containing formulations and uses thereof
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Topical aqueous nanomicellar, ophthalmic solutions and uses thereof
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Topical formulations and uses thereof
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Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Exclusivity Expiration
Sun Pharm CEQUA cyclosporine SOLUTION;OPHTHALMIC 210913-001 Aug 14, 2018 RX Yes Yes ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial Y ⤷  Try a Trial
Sun Pharm CEQUA cyclosporine SOLUTION;OPHTHALMIC 210913-001 Aug 14, 2018 RX Yes Yes ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial Y ⤷  Try a Trial
Sun Pharm CEQUA cyclosporine SOLUTION;OPHTHALMIC 210913-001 Aug 14, 2018 RX Yes Yes ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial Y ⤷  Try a Trial
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International Patents for CEQUA

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

Country Patent Number Title Estimated Expiration
Hong Kong 1211867 聚氧基脂或脂肪酸的眼用製劑和眼病症的治療 (OPHTHALMIC FORMULATION OF POLYOXYL LIPID OR POLYOXYL FATTY ACID AND TREATMENT OF OCULAR CONDITIONS) ⤷  Try a Trial
Denmark 2887923 ⤷  Try a Trial
Lithuania 2887923 ⤷  Try a Trial
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Supplementary Protection Certificates for CEQUA

Patent Number Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration SPC Description
2049079 LUC00006 Luxembourg ⤷  Try a Trial PRODUCT NAME: CYCLOSPORINE (GOUTTES OCULAIRES SOUS FORME D'EMULSION); AUTHORISATION NUMBER AND DATE: EU/1/15/990 20150323
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