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Argus Health
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US Army
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Generated: April 21, 2018

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KEPPRA Drug Profile

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

Keppra is a drug marketed by Ucb Inc and is included in four NDAs. There are two patents protecting this drug and three Paragraph IV challenges.

This drug has twenty-nine patent family members in twenty-five countries.

The generic ingredient in KEPPRA is levetiracetam. There are thirty-five drug master file entries for this compound. Ninety-four suppliers are listed for this compound. Additional details are available on the levetiracetam profile page.
Summary for KEPPRA
Drug patent expirations by year for KEPPRA
Pharmacology for KEPPRA

US Patents and Regulatory Information for KEPPRA

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Exclusivity Expiration
Ucb Inc KEPPRA levetiracetam INJECTABLE;IV (INFUSION) 021872-001 Jul 31, 2006 AP RX Yes Yes ➤ Try a Free Trial ➤ Try a Free Trial ➤ Try a Free Trial
Ucb Inc KEPPRA XR levetiracetam TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 022285-001 Sep 12, 2008 AB RX Yes No ➤ Try a Free Trial ➤ Try a Free Trial Y ➤ Try a Free Trial
Ucb Inc KEPPRA levetiracetam TABLET;ORAL 021035-001 Nov 30, 1999 AB RX Yes No ➤ Try a Free Trial ➤ Try a Free Trial Y ➤ Try a Free Trial
Ucb Inc KEPPRA XR levetiracetam TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 022285-002 Feb 12, 2009 AB RX Yes Yes ➤ Try a Free Trial ➤ Try a Free Trial Y ➤ Try a Free Trial
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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Expired US Patents for KEPPRA

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date Patent No. Patent Expiration
Ucb Inc KEPPRA levetiracetam SOLUTION;ORAL 021505-001 Jul 15, 2003 ➤ Try a Free Trial ➤ Try a Free Trial
Ucb Inc KEPPRA levetiracetam TABLET;ORAL 021035-004 Jan 6, 2006 ➤ Try a Free Trial ➤ Try a Free Trial
Ucb Inc KEPPRA levetiracetam TABLET;ORAL 021035-001 Nov 30, 1999 ➤ Try a Free Trial ➤ Try a Free Trial
Ucb Inc KEPPRA levetiracetam INJECTABLE;IV (INFUSION) 021872-001 Jul 31, 2006 ➤ Try a Free Trial ➤ Try a Free Trial
Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date Patent No. Patent Expiration

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Paragraph IV (Patent) Challenges for KEPPRA
Drugname Dosage Strength RLD Submissiondate
➤ Subscribe Extended-release Tablet 500 mg and 750 mg ➤ Subscribe 2011-01-07
➤ Subscribe Tablets 1000 mg ➤ Subscribe 2007-01-24
➤ Subscribe Extended-release Tablets 1000 mg ➤ Subscribe 2011-01-07

Supplementary Protection Certificates for KEPPRA

Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration SPC Description
00028 Netherlands ➤ Try a Free Trial PRODUCT NAME: LEVETIRACETAM; REGISTRATION NO/DATE: EU/1/00/146/001 - EU/1/00/146/026 20000929
00C/032 Belgium ➤ Try a Free Trial PRODUCT NAME: LEVETIRACETAM; NAT. REGISTRATION NO/DATE: EU/1/00/146/001 20000929; FIRST REGISTRATION: CH 55297 20000329
Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration SPC Description

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