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RETROVIR Drug Patent Profile


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Which patents cover Retrovir, and what generic alternatives are available?

Retrovir is a drug marketed by Viiv Hlthcare and is included in four NDAs.

The generic ingredient in RETROVIR is zidovudine. There are twenty-two drug master file entries for this compound. Four suppliers are listed for this compound. Additional details are available on the zidovudine profile page.

DrugPatentWatch® Litigation and Generic Entry Outlook for Retrovir

A generic version of RETROVIR was approved as zidovudine by AUROBINDO on September 19th, 2005.

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Recent Clinical Trials for RETROVIR

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SponsorPhase
Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion Salvador ZubiranPhase 2
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)Phase 4
International Maternal Pediatric Adolescent AIDS Clinical Trials GroupPhase 4

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US Patents and Regulatory Information for RETROVIR

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Exclusivity Expiration
Viiv Hlthcare RETROVIR zidovudine CAPSULE;ORAL 019655-001 Mar 19, 1987 AB RX Yes Yes ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial
Viiv Hlthcare RETROVIR zidovudine TABLET;ORAL 020518-001 Dec 19, 1995 DISCN No No ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial
Viiv Hlthcare RETROVIR zidovudine INJECTABLE;INJECTION 019951-001 Feb 2, 1990 RX Yes Yes ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial
Viiv Hlthcare RETROVIR zidovudine SOLUTION;ORAL 019910-001 Sep 28, 1989 AA RX Yes Yes ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial
Viiv Hlthcare RETROVIR zidovudine TABLET;ORAL 020518-002 Oct 4, 1996 DISCN Yes No ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial
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Expired US Patents for RETROVIR

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date Patent No. Patent Expiration
Viiv Hlthcare RETROVIR zidovudine CAPSULE;ORAL 019655-001 Mar 19, 1987 ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial
Viiv Hlthcare RETROVIR zidovudine CAPSULE;ORAL 019655-001 Mar 19, 1987 ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial
Viiv Hlthcare RETROVIR zidovudine TABLET;ORAL 020518-001 Dec 19, 1995 ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial
Viiv Hlthcare RETROVIR zidovudine CAPSULE;ORAL 019655-001 Mar 19, 1987 ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial
Viiv Hlthcare RETROVIR zidovudine TABLET;ORAL 020518-001 Dec 19, 1995 ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial
Viiv Hlthcare RETROVIR zidovudine CAPSULE;ORAL 019655-001 Mar 19, 1987 ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial
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International Patents for RETROVIR

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

Country Patent Number Title Estimated Expiration
Germany 3650130 ⤷  Try a Trial
German Democratic Republic 262802 VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG EINER PHARMAZEUTISCHEN FORMULIERUNG ⤷  Try a Trial
Canada 1238277 NUCLEOSIDES ANTIVIRAUX (ANTIVIRAL NUCLEOSIDES) ⤷  Try a Trial
European Patent Office 0594224 ⤷  Try a Trial
Austria A68386 ⤷  Try a Trial
European Patent Office 0291633 USE OF 3'-AZIDO-3'-DEOXYTHYMIDINE IN THE TREATMENT OR PROPHYLAXIS OF HUMAN RETROVIRAL INFECTIONS ⤷  Try a Trial
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Supplementary Protection Certificates for RETROVIR

Patent Number Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration SPC Description
0513917 SPC/GB98/019 United Kingdom ⤷  Try a Trial PRODUCT NAME: A COMBINATION COMPRISING LAMIVUDINE, OPTIONALLY IN THE FORM OF A PHARMACEUTICALLY ACCEPTABLE SALT, AND ZIDOVUDINE; REGISTERED: UK EU/1/98/058/001 19980318; UK EU/1/98/058/002 19980318
0513917 98C0020 Belgium ⤷  Try a Trial PRODUCT NAME: LAMIVUDINE/ZIDOVUDINE; REGISTRATION NO/DATE: EU/1/98/058/001 19980318
0513917 C980018 Netherlands ⤷  Try a Trial PRODUCT NAME: LAMIVUDINE, DESGEWENST IN DE VORM VAN EEN FARMACEUTISCH AANVAARDBAAR ZOUT, EN ZIDOVUDINE; REGISTRATION NO/DATE: EU/1/98/058/001-002 19980318
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