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XELJANZ XR Drug Profile


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When do Xeljanz Xr patents expire, and what generic alternatives are available?

Xeljanz Xr is a drug marketed by Pfizer Inc and is included in one NDA. There are eight patents protecting this drug and one Paragraph IV challenge.

This drug has two hundred and twenty-one patent family members in sixty countries.

The generic ingredient in XELJANZ XR is tofacitinib citrate. There are twelve drug master file entries for this compound. Two suppliers are listed for this compound. Additional details are available on the tofacitinib citrate profile page.

US ANDA Litigation and Generic Entry Outlook for Xeljanz Xr

Xeljanz Xr was eligible for patent challenges on November 6, 2016.

There have been thirteen 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.

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Drug patent expirations by year for XELJANZ XR
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Recent Clinical Trials for XELJANZ XR

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SponsorPhase
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)Phase 2
University of Colorado, DenverPhase 2
Göteborg UniversityPhase 4

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Recent Litigation for XELJANZ XR

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District Court Litigation
Case NameDate
PFIZER INC. v. ZYDUS PHARMACEUTICALS (USA) INC.2020-02-28
Pfizer Inc. v. Ajanta Pharma Ltd.2019-03-15
Pfizer Inc. v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.2018-12-07

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Pharmacology for XELJANZ XR
Synonyms for XELJANZ XR
(3R,4R)-4-Methyl-3-(methyl-7H-pyrro lo[2,3-d]pyrimidin-4-ylamino)-beta-oxo-1-piperidinepro panenitrile citrate
(3R,4R)-4-Methyl-3-(methyl-7H-pyrrolo[2,3-d]pyrimidin-4-ylamino)-?-oxo-1-piperidinepropanenitrile citrate
(3R,4R)-4-methyl-3-(methyl-7H-pyrrolo[2,3-d]pyrimidin-4-ylamino)-beta-oxo-1-piperidine propanenitrile 2-hydroxy-1,2,3-propanetricarboxylate
(3R,4R)-4-Methyl-3-(methyl-7H-pyrrolo[2,3-d]pyrimidin-4-ylamino)-ss-oxo-1-piperidinepropanenitrile citrate salt
1-Piperidinepropanenitrile, 4-methyl-3-(methyl-7H-pyrrolo(2,3-d)pyrimidin-4-ylamino)- beta-oxo-, (3R,4R)-, 2-hydroxy-1,2,3-propanetricarboxylate (1:1)
1-PIPERIDINEPROPANENITRILE,4-METHYL-3-(METHYL-7H-PYRROLO[2,3-D]PYRIMIDIN-4-YLAMINO)-BETA-OXO-,(3R,4R)-,2-HYDROXY-1,2,3-PROPANETRICARBOXYLATE(1:1)
2-hydroxypropane-1,2,3-tricarboxylic acid;3-[(3R,4R)-4-methyl-3-[methyl(7H-pyrrolo[2,3-d]pyrimidin-4-yl)amino]piperidin-1-yl]-3-oxopropanenitrile
3-((3R,4R)-4-methyl-3-(methyl(7H-pyrrolo[2,3-d]pyrimidin-4-yl)amino)piperidin-1-yl)-3-oxopropanenitrile 2-hydroxypropane-1,2,3-tricarboxylate
3-((3R,4R)-4-Methyl-3-(methyl(7H-pyrrolo[2,3-d]pyrimidin-4-yl)amino)piperidin-1-yl)-3-oxopropanenitrile mono citrate salt
3-{(3r,4r)-4-methyl-3-[methyl-(7h-pyrrolo[2,3-d]pyrimidin-4-yl)-amino]-piperidin-1-yl}-3-oxo-propionitrile citrate salt
3-{(3R,4R)-4-methyl-3-[methyl-(7H-pyrrolo[2,3-d]pyrimidin-4-yl)-amino]-piperidin-1-yl}-3-oxo-propionitrile Mono Citrate Salt
3-{(3R,4R)-4-methyl-3-[methyl-(7H-pyrrolo[2,3-d]pyrimidin-4-yl}-amino]-piperidin-1-yl)-3-oxo-propionitrile citrate salt
3-{(3R,4R)-4-methyl-3-[methyl(7H-pyrrolo[2,3-d]pyrimidin-4-yl)amino]piperidin-1-yl}-3-oxopropanenitrile 2-hydroxypropane-1,2,3-tricarboxylate
540737-29-9
AB0033779
AC-25004
AKOS022178222
AOB87768
API0017273
AS-19392
AX8223835
C16H20N6O.C6H8O7
C22H28N6O8
CEP-18770(Delanzomib)
CHEBI:71197
CHEMBL2103743
CP 690550 citrate
CP 690550-10
CP-690,550-10
CP-690550 - Tofacitinib citrate
CP-690550 citrate
CP-690550 Citrate (Tofacitinib Citrate)
CP-690550-10
CS-0928
D09783
DTXSID80202404
EX-A204
HY-40354A
MLS006010058
O1FF4DIV0D
PB31590
Q-3287
Q27139435
s5001
SC-12808
SCHEMBL1374185
SMR004701220
ST24050181
SYIKUFDOYJFGBQ-YLAFAASESA-N
Tasocitinib citrate
Tofacitinib (citrate)
Tofacitinib (CP-690550) Citrate
Tofacitinib citrate
Tofacitinib citrate (CP-690550 citrate)
Tofacitinib citrate (JAN/USAN)
Tofacitinib citrate [USAN]
Tofacitinib citrate, >=98% (HPLC)
Tofacitinib citrate(CP690550)
Tofacitinib monocitrate
UNII-O1FF4DIV0D
X7518
Xeljanz
Xeljanz (TN)
Paragraph IV (Patent) Challenges for XELJANZ XR
Tradename Dosage Ingredient NDA Submissiondate
XELJANZ XR TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL tofacitinib citrate 208246 2016-11-07

US Patents and Regulatory Information for XELJANZ XR

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Exclusivity Expiration
Pfizer Inc XELJANZ XR tofacitinib citrate TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 208246-001 Feb 23, 2016 RX Yes Yes   Start Trial   Start Trial Y   Start Trial
Pfizer Inc XELJANZ XR tofacitinib citrate TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 208246-001 Feb 23, 2016 RX Yes Yes   Start Trial   Start Trial   Start Trial
Pfizer Inc XELJANZ XR tofacitinib citrate TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 208246-001 Feb 23, 2016 RX Yes Yes   Start Trial   Start Trial Y   Start Trial
Pfizer Inc XELJANZ XR tofacitinib citrate TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 208246-002 Dec 12, 2019 RX Yes No   Start Trial   Start Trial Y   Start Trial
Pfizer Inc XELJANZ XR tofacitinib citrate TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 208246-001 Feb 23, 2016 RX Yes Yes   Start Trial   Start Trial   Start Trial
Pfizer Inc XELJANZ XR tofacitinib citrate TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 208246-002 Dec 12, 2019 RX Yes No   Start Trial   Start Trial Y   Start Trial
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Supplementary Protection Certificates for XELJANZ XR

Patent Number Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration SPC Description
0733067 10299044 Germany   Start Trial PRODUCT NAME: PEGFILGRASTIM; REGISTRATION NO/DATE: EU/1/02/227/001 20020822
1666481 17C1031 France   Start Trial PRODUCT NAME: TOFACITINIB,EVENTUELLEMENT SOUS LA FORME D'UN SEL PHARMACEUTIQUEMENT ACCEPTABLE,DONT LE CITRATE DE SODIUM; REGISTRATION NO/DATE: EU/1/17/1178 20170324
1666481 C201730033 Spain   Start Trial PRODUCT NAME: TOFACITINIB Y SALES FARMACEUTICAMENTE ACEPTABLES DEL MISMO, INCLUYENDO LA SAL CITRATO; NATIONAL AUTHORISATION NUMBER: EU/1/17/1178; DATE OF AUTHORISATION: 20170322; NUMBER OF FIRST AUTHORISATION IN EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AREA (EEA): EU/1/17/1178; DATE OF FIRST AUTHORISATION IN EEA: 20170322
1666481 122017000062 Germany   Start Trial PRODUCT NAME: TOFACITINIB ODER EIN PHARMAZEUTISCH VERTRAEGLICHES SALZ DAVON; REGISTRATION NO/DATE: EU/1/17/1178 20170322
1666481 CA 2017 00035 Denmark   Start Trial PRODUCT NAME: TOFACITINIB, EVENTUELT I FORM AF ET FARMACEUTISK ACCEPTABELT SALT, HERUNDER CITRAT-SALTET; REG. NO/DATE: EU/1/17/1178/001-003 20170324
0733067 CA 2003 00002 Denmark   Start Trial
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