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JANUMET XR Drug Profile

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

Janumet Xr is a drug marketed by Merck Sharp Dohme and is included in one NDA. There are three patents protecting this drug and two Paragraph IV challenges.

This drug has one hundred and twenty-seven patent family members in forty-six countries.

The generic ingredient in JANUMET XR is metformin hydrochloride; sitagliptin phosphate. There are forty-nine drug master file entries for this compound. Three suppliers are listed for this compound. Additional details are available on the metformin hydrochloride; sitagliptin phosphate profile page.

US ANDA Litigation and Generic Entry Outlook for Janumet Xr

By analyzing the patents and regulatory protections it appears that the earliest date for generic entry will be May 24, 2027. This may change due to patent challenges or generic licensing.

Annual sales in 2018 were $1.1bn, indicating a strong incentive for generic entry.

There have been eighteen patent litigation cases involving the patents protecting this drug, indicating strong interest in generic launch. Recent data indicate that 63% of patent challenges are decided in favor of the generic patent challenger and that 54% of successful patent challengers promptly launch generic drugs.

There is one tentative approval for the generic drug (metformin hydrochloride; sitagliptin phosphate), which indicates the potential for near-term generic launch.

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Generic Entry Opportunity Date for JANUMET XR
Generic Entry Date for JANUMET XR*:
Constraining patent/regulatory exclusivity:
NDA:
Dosage:
TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL

*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.

Recent Clinical Trials for JANUMET XR

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SponsorPhase
Shahid Beheshti University of Medical SciencesPhase 1/Phase 2
University of DundeeN/A
Population Health Research InstitutePhase 3

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Pharmacology for JANUMET XR
Paragraph IV (Patent) Challenges for JANUMET XR
Tradename Dosage Ingredient NDA Submissiondate
JANUMET XR TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL metformin hydrochloride; sitagliptin phosphate 202270 2012-10-22
JANUMET XR TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL metformin hydrochloride; sitagliptin phosphate 202270 2012-03-16

US Patents and Regulatory Information for JANUMET XR

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Exclusivity Expiration
Merck Sharp Dohme JANUMET XR metformin hydrochloride; sitagliptin phosphate TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 202270-002 Feb 2, 2012 RX Yes No   Start Trial   Start Trial Y   Start Trial
Merck Sharp Dohme JANUMET XR metformin hydrochloride; sitagliptin phosphate TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 202270-003 Feb 2, 2012 RX Yes Yes   Start Trial   Start Trial Y   Start Trial
Merck Sharp Dohme JANUMET XR metformin hydrochloride; sitagliptin phosphate TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 202270-002 Feb 2, 2012 RX Yes No   Start Trial   Start Trial   Start Trial
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Expired US Patents for JANUMET XR

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date Patent No. Patent Expiration
Merck Sharp Dohme JANUMET XR metformin hydrochloride; sitagliptin phosphate TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 202270-003 Feb 2, 2012   Start Trial   Start Trial
Merck Sharp Dohme JANUMET XR metformin hydrochloride; sitagliptin phosphate TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 202270-002 Feb 2, 2012   Start Trial   Start Trial
Merck Sharp Dohme JANUMET XR metformin hydrochloride; sitagliptin phosphate TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 202270-003 Feb 2, 2012   Start Trial   Start Trial
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Supplementary Protection Certificates for JANUMET XR

Patent Number Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration SPC Description
1084705 CA 2014 00066 Denmark   Start Trial PRODUCT NAME: ALOGLIPTIN OG FARMACEUTISK SALTE DERAF, HERUNDER ALOGLIPTIN BENZOATE; REG. NO/DATE: EU/1/13/844/001-027 20130919
1412357 DO 77; 5006-2008 Slovakia   Start Trial PRODUCT NAME: SITAGLIPTIN A METFORMIN; REGISTRATION NO/DATE: EU/1/08/455/001-014 20080716
1084705 PA2014042 Lithuania   Start Trial PRODUCT NAME: VILDAGLIPTINUM; REGISTRATION NO/DATE: EU/1/07/414/001-010, 2007 09 26 EU/1/07/414/018 20070926
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