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Last Updated: June 13, 2024

EMERPHED Drug Patent Profile


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When do Emerphed patents expire, and what generic alternatives are available?

Emerphed is a drug marketed by Nexus and is included in one NDA. There are five patents protecting this drug and one Paragraph IV challenge.

This drug has ten patent family members in nine countries.

The generic ingredient in EMERPHED is ephedrine sulfate. There are sixty-eight drug master file entries for this compound. Twenty suppliers are listed for this compound. Additional details are available on the ephedrine sulfate profile page.

DrugPatentWatch® Litigation and Generic Entry Outlook for Emerphed

A generic version of EMERPHED was approved as ephedrine sulfate by SANDOZ on August 23rd, 2017.

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Paragraph IV (Patent) Challenges for EMERPHED
Tradename Dosage Ingredient Strength NDA ANDAs Submitted Submissiondate
EMERPHED Injection ephedrine sulfate 50 mg/10 mL 213407 1 2021-10-14

US Patents and Regulatory Information for EMERPHED

EMERPHED is protected by five US patents.

Patents protecting EMERPHED

Compositions comprising ephedrine or an ephedrine salt and methods of making and using same
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Patented Use: USE OF EPHEDRINE SULFATE FOR TREATING HYPOTENSION

Compositions comprising ephedrine or an ephedrine salt and methods of making and using same
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Patented Use: USE OF EPHEDRINE SULFATE FOR TREATING HYPOTENSION


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Patented Use: USE OF EPHEDRINE SULFATE FOR TREATING HYPOTENSION


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Patented Use: USE OF EPHEDRINE SULFATE FOR TREATING HYPOTENSION

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Exclusivity Expiration
Nexus EMERPHED ephedrine sulfate SOLUTION;INTRAVENOUS 213407-002 Feb 28, 2023 RX Yes Yes ⤷  Sign Up ⤷  Sign Up ⤷  Sign Up
Nexus EMERPHED ephedrine sulfate SOLUTION;INTRAVENOUS 213407-001 Apr 17, 2020 RX Yes Yes ⤷  Sign Up ⤷  Sign Up Y ⤷  Sign Up
Nexus EMERPHED ephedrine sulfate SOLUTION;INTRAVENOUS 213407-001 Apr 17, 2020 RX Yes Yes ⤷  Sign Up ⤷  Sign Up ⤷  Sign Up
Nexus EMERPHED ephedrine sulfate SOLUTION;INTRAVENOUS 213407-002 Feb 28, 2023 RX Yes Yes ⤷  Sign Up ⤷  Sign Up Y ⤷  Sign Up
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International Patents for EMERPHED

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

Country Patent Number Title Estimated Expiration
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) 2020232424 ⤷  Sign Up
China 113825500 包含麻黄碱或麻黄碱盐的组合物及其制备和使用方法 (COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING EPHEDRINE OR AN EPHEDRINE SALT AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USING SAME) ⤷  Sign Up
Australia 2020276619 Compositions comprising ephedrine or an ephedrine salt and methods of making and using same ⤷  Sign Up
Israel 288044 תכשירים המכילים אפהרדין או מלח אפהרדין ושיטות להכנתם ולשימוש בהם (Compositions comprising ephedrine or an ephedrine salt and methods of making and using same) ⤷  Sign Up
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Supplementary Protection Certificates for EMERPHED

Patent Number Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration SPC Description
1110543 08C0004 France ⤷  Sign Up PRODUCT NAME: DESLORATADINE; PSEUDOEPHEDRINE SULFATE; REGISTRATION NO/DATE: EU/1/07/399/001 20070730
1110543 SPC/GB08/005 United Kingdom ⤷  Sign Up SUPPLEMENTARY PROTECTION CERTIFICATE NO SPC/GB08/005 GRANTED TO MERCK SHARP + DOHME CORP. IN RESPECT OF THE PRODUCT DESLORATADINE OPTIONALLY IN THE FORM OF A PHARMACEUTICALLY ACCEPTABLE SALT, IN COMBINATION WITH PSEUDOEPHEDRINE OPTIONALLY IN THE FORM OF A PHARMACEUTICALLY ACCEPTABLE SALT OR ESTER, THE GRANT OF WHICH WAS ADVERTISED IN JOURNAL NO 6322 DATED 21 JULY 2010 HAS HAD ITS MAXIMUM PERIOD OF DURATION CORRECTED, SUBJECT TO THE PAYMENT OF THE PRESCRIBED FEES IT WILL EXPIRE ON 31 JULY 2022.
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