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

Wellbutrin is a drug marketed by Glaxosmithkline and Bausch and is included in three NDAs.

The generic ingredient in WELLBUTRIN is bupropion hydrochloride. There are thirty-eight drug master file entries for this compound. Sixty-six suppliers are listed for this compound. Additional details are available on the bupropion hydrochloride profile page.

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SponsorPhase
University of California, Los AngelesEarly Phase 1
University of Texas Southwestern Medical CenterPhase 3
University of WashingtonPhase 3

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Paragraph IV (Patent) Challenges for WELLBUTRIN
Tradename Dosage Ingredient NDA Submissiondate
WELLBUTRIN TABLET;ORAL bupropion hydrochloride 018644

US Patents and Regulatory Information for WELLBUTRIN

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Exclusivity Expiration
Glaxosmithkline WELLBUTRIN bupropion hydrochloride TABLET;ORAL 018644-001 Dec 30, 1985 DISCN Yes No   Try Before You Buy   Try Before You Buy   Try Before You Buy
Glaxosmithkline WELLBUTRIN SR bupropion hydrochloride TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 020358-004 Jun 14, 2002 AB1 RX Yes Yes   Try Before You Buy   Try Before You Buy   Try Before You Buy
Glaxosmithkline WELLBUTRIN SR bupropion hydrochloride TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 020358-001 Oct 4, 1996 DISCN No No   Try Before You Buy   Try Before You Buy   Try Before You Buy
Bausch WELLBUTRIN XL bupropion hydrochloride TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 021515-001 Aug 28, 2003 AB3 RX Yes No   Try Before You Buy   Try Before You Buy   Try Before You Buy
Glaxosmithkline WELLBUTRIN bupropion hydrochloride TABLET;ORAL 018644-002 Dec 30, 1985 DISCN Yes No   Try Before You Buy   Try Before You Buy   Try Before You Buy
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Expired US Patents for WELLBUTRIN

Supplementary Protection Certificates for WELLBUTRIN

Patent Number Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration SPC Description
2316456 1790064-8 Sweden   Try Before You Buy PRODUCT NAME: NALTREXONE OR A PHARMACEUTICALLY ACCEPTABLE SALT THEREOF, IN PARTICULAR NALTREXONE HYDROCHLORIDE, AND BUPROPION OR A PHARMACEUTICALLY ACCEPTABLE SALT THEREOF, IN PARTICULAR BUPROPION HYDROCHLORIDE; REG. NO/DATE: EU/1/14/988 20150330
2316456 132017000142109 Italy   Try Before You Buy PRODUCT NAME: NALTREXONE/BUPROPIONE(MYSIMBA); AUTHORISATION NUMBER(S) AND DATE(S): EU/1/14/988, 20150330
2316456 2017C/064 Belgium   Try Before You Buy PRODUCT NAME: NALTREXONE/BUPROPION; AUTHORISATION NUMBER AND DATE: EU/1/14/988 20150330
0656775 CR 2000 00018 Denmark   Try Before You Buy PRODUCT NAME: BUPROPIONHYDROCHLORID; NAT. REG. NO/DATE: 31347 20000606; FIRST REG. NO/DATE: NL 24160 19991201
0467488 SPC/GB00/019 United Kingdom   Try Before You Buy PRODUCT NAME: BUPROPION HYDROCHLORIDE; REGISTERED: NL RVG 24160 19991201; UK PL 10949/0340 20000607
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