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FLECTOR Drug Profile

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Which patents cover Flector, and when can generic versions of Flector launch?

Flector is a drug marketed by Inst Biochem and is included in one NDA. There is one patent protecting this drug and one Paragraph IV challenge.

This drug has ten patent family members in nine countries.

The generic ingredient in FLECTOR is diclofenac epolamine. There are forty-seven drug master file entries for this compound. Eleven suppliers are listed for this compound. Additional details are available on the diclofenac epolamine profile page.

Drug patent expirations by year for FLECTOR
Generic Entry Opportunity Date for FLECTOR
Generic Entry Date for FLECTOR*:
Constraining patent/regulatory exclusivity:
NDA:
Dosage:
PATCH;TOPICAL

*The generic entry opportunity date is the latter of the last compound-claiming patent and the last regulatory exclusivity protection. Many factors can influence early or later generic entry. This date is provided as a rough estimate of generic entry potential and should not be used as an independent source.

Pharmacology for FLECTOR
Synonyms for FLECTOR
2-((2,6-Dichlorophenyl)amino)benzeneacetic acid, compd. with 1-pyrrolidineethanol (1:1)
2-(pyrrolidin-1-yl)ethan-1-ol 2-(2-((2,6-dichlorophenyl)amino)phenyl)acetate
2-[2-(2,6-dichloroanilino)phenyl]acetic acid; 2-pyrrolidin-1-ylethanol
2-[2-(2,6-dichloroanilino)phenyl]acetic acid;2-pyrrolidin-1-ylethanol
528D502
AC1L3FWH
Aclonac, Cataflam, Voltaren
Benzeneacetic acid, 2-((2,6-dichlorophenyl)amino)-, compd. with 1-pyrrolidineethanol (1:1)
CHEBI:48296
CHEMBL1201180
D07818
DHEP plaster
Diclofenac acid N-(2-hydroxyetheyl) pyrrolidine salt
Diclofenac-N-(2-hydroxyethyl) pyrrolidine
DIEP
DTXSID80152531
Flector (TN)
LS-186916
N-(2-Hydroxyethyl)pyrrolidinium (2-((2,6-dichlorophenyl)amino)phenyl)acetate
SCHEMBL1006944
UNII-X5F8EKL9ZG
X5F8EKL9ZG

US Patents and Regulatory Information for FLECTOR

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Exclusivity Expiration
Inst Biochem FLECTOR diclofenac epolamine PATCH;TOPICAL 021234-001 Jan 31, 2007 RX Yes Yes ➤ Sign Up ➤ Sign Up Y ➤ Sign Up
Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Exclusivity Expiration

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Paragraph IV (Patent) Challenges for FLECTOR
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