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

Mucinex Dm is a drug marketed by Rb Hlth and is included in one NDA. There are three patents protecting this drug and one Paragraph IV challenge.

This drug has thirty-nine patent family members in nineteen countries.

The generic ingredient in MUCINEX DM is dextromethorphan hydrobromide; guaifenesin. There are twenty-three drug master file entries for this compound. Fifty-two suppliers are listed for this compound. Additional details are available on the dextromethorphan hydrobromide; guaifenesin profile page.

US ANDA Litigation and Generic Entry Outlook for Mucinex Dm

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Mucinex Dm was eligible for patent challenges on December 31st, 1968.

Annual sales in 2017 were $3mm indicating the motivation for generic entry (peak sales were $6mm in 2012).

There have been nine 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.

Drug patent expirations by year for MUCINEX DM
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Recent Clinical Trials for MUCINEX DM

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SponsorPhase
Massachusetts Eye and Ear InfirmaryN/A
Dr. Reddy's Laboratories LimitedPhase 1
Reckitt Benckiser Inc.Phase 1

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Recent Litigation for MUCINEX DM

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District Court Litigation
Case NameDate
RECKITT BENCKISER LLC v. AMNEAL PHARMACEUTICALS LLC2015-03-26
Reckitt Benckiser LLC v. Aurobindo Pharma Limited2014-09-17
Adams Respiratory Therapeutics, Inc. v. Perrigo Company2007-10-02

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Paragraph IV (Patent) Challenges for MUCINEX DM
Tradename Dosage Ingredient NDA Submissiondate
MUCINEX DM TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL dextromethorphan hydrobromide; guaifenesin 021620 2008-12-17

US Patents and Regulatory Information for MUCINEX DM

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Exclusivity Expiration
Rb Hlth MUCINEX DM dextromethorphan hydrobromide; guaifenesin TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 021620-002 Apr 29, 2004 OTC Yes No   Start Trial   Start Trial Y   Start Trial
Rb Hlth MUCINEX DM dextromethorphan hydrobromide; guaifenesin TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 021620-001 Apr 29, 2004 OTC Yes Yes   Start Trial   Start Trial Y   Start Trial
Rb Hlth MUCINEX DM dextromethorphan hydrobromide; guaifenesin TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 021620-002 Apr 29, 2004 OTC Yes No   Start Trial   Start Trial Y   Start Trial
Rb Hlth MUCINEX DM dextromethorphan hydrobromide; guaifenesin TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 021620-002 Apr 29, 2004 OTC Yes No   Start Trial   Start Trial Y   Start Trial
Rb Hlth MUCINEX DM dextromethorphan hydrobromide; guaifenesin TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 021620-001 Apr 29, 2004 OTC Yes Yes   Start Trial   Start Trial Y   Start Trial
Rb Hlth MUCINEX DM dextromethorphan hydrobromide; guaifenesin TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 021620-001 Apr 29, 2004 OTC Yes Yes   Start Trial   Start Trial Y   Start Trial
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Supplementary Protection Certificates for MUCINEX DM

Patent Number Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration SPC Description
1539166 2013C/064 Belgium   Start Trial PRODUCT NAME: DEXTROMETHORPHANE OU UN SEL, PRCURSEUR DE DERIVE PHARMACEUTIQUEMENT ACCEPTABLE, PAR EXEMPLE LE BROMHYDRURE DE DEXTROMETORPHANE ET EN PARTICULIER LE BROMHYDRURE DE DEXTROMETROPHANE MONHYDRATE ET QUINIDINE OU UN SEL,....; AUTHORISATION NUMBER AND DATE: EU/1/13/833 20130626
1539166 92323 Luxembourg   Start Trial PRODUCT NAME: LA COMBINAISON DE (A) DEXTROMETHORPHAN OU UN DE SES SELS PHARMACEUTIQUEMENT ACCEPTABLES, PRECURSEURS OU DERIVES , PAR EX. HYDROBROMURE DE DEXTROMETHORPHAN ET EN PARTICULIER HYDROBROMURE DE DEXTROMETHORPHAN MONOHYDRATE; ET(B) QUINIDINE OU UN DE SES SELS PHARMACEUTIQUEMENT ACCEPTABLES , PRECURSEURS OU DERIVES, PAR EX. SULFATE DE QUINIDINE ET EN PARTICULIER SULFATE DE QUINIDINE DEHYDRATE; FIRST REGISTRATION: 20130624
1539166 122013000090 Germany   Start Trial PRODUCT NAME: KOMBINATION AUS: (A) DEXTROMETHORPHAN ODER EINEM PHARMAZEUTISCH VERTRAEGLICHEN SALZ, Z.B. DEXTROMETHORPHAN-HYDROBROMID UND INSBESONDERE DEXTROMETHORPHAN-HYDROBROMID-MONOHYDRAT; UND (B) CHINIDIN ODER EINEM PHARMAZEUTISCH VERTRAEGLICHEN SALZ DAVON, Z.B.CHINIDIN-SULFAT UND INSBESONDERE CHINIDIN-SULFAT-DIHYDRAT; REGISTRATION NO/DATE: EU/1/13/833 20130624
1539166 CA 2013 00059 Denmark   Start Trial PRODUCT NAME: KOMBINATION AF (A) DEXTROMETHORPHAN OG (B) QUNIDIN, HERUNDER DEXTROMETHORPHANHYDROBROMIDMONOHYDRAT OG QUINIDINSULFATDIHYDRAT; REG. NO/DATE: EU/1/13/833 20130624
1539166 60/2013 Austria   Start Trial PRODUCT NAME: KOMBINATION VON A) DEXTROMETHORPHAN ODER EIN PHARMAZEUTISCH ANNEHMBARES SALZ DAVON, BEISPIELSWEISE DEXTROMETHORPHANHYDROBROMID, UND INSBESONDERE DEXTROMETHORPHANHYDROBROMIDMONOHYDRAT UND B) CHINIDIN ODER EIN PHARMAZEUTISCH ANNEHMBARES SALZ DAVON, BEISPIELSWEISE CHINIDINSULFAT, UND INSBESONDERE CHINIDINSULFATDIHYDRAT.; REGISTRATION NO/DATE: EU/1/13/833 20130626
1539166 2013/055 Ireland   Start Trial PRODUCT NAME: THE COMBINATION OF: (A) DEXTROMETHORPHAN OR A PHARMACEUTICALLY ACCEPTABLE SALT, PRECURSOR OR DERIVATIVE THEREOF, E.G. DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE AND IN PARTICULAR DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE MONOHYDRATE; AND (B) QUINIDINE OR A PHARMACEUTICALLY ACCEPTABLE SALT, PRECURSOR OR DERIVATIVE THEREOF, E.G. QUINIDINE SULPHATE AND IN PARTICULAR QUINIDINE SULPHATE DIHYDRATE, PROTECTED BY THE BASIC PATENT; REGISTRATION NO/DATE: EU/1/13/833 20130624
1539166 13C0062 France   Start Trial PRODUCT NAME: (A) DEXTROMETHORPHAN OU UN SEL PHARMACEUTIQUEMENT ACCEPTABLE, PAR EXEMPLE LE BROMHYDRATE DE DEXTROMETHORPHAN ET EN PARTICULIER LE MONOHYDRATE DE BROMHYDRATE DE DEXTROMETHORPHAN (B) QUINIDINE OU UN SEL PHARMACEUTIQUEMENT ACCEPTABLE, PAR EXEMPLE LE SULFATE DE QUINIDINE EN PARTICULIER LE DIHYDRATE DE SULFATE DE QUINIDINE; REGISTRATION NO/DATE: EU/1/13/833/001-003 20130626
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