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Last Updated: January 21, 2021

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ZIOPTAN Drug Profile

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

Zioptan is a drug marketed by Akorn and is included in one NDA. There are two patents protecting this drug and one Paragraph IV challenge.

This drug has eighty-three patent family members in thirty-one countries.

The generic ingredient in ZIOPTAN is tafluprost. There are three drug master file entries for this compound. Additional details are available on the tafluprost profile page.

US ANDA Litigation and Generic Entry Outlook for Zioptan

A generic version of ZIOPTAN was approved as tafluprost by MICRO LABS on August 19th, 2019.

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Paragraph IV (Patent) Challenges for ZIOPTAN
Tradename Dosage Ingredient NDA Submissiondate
ZIOPTAN SOLUTION/DROPS;OPHTHALMIC tafluprost 202514 2016-02-10

US Patents and Regulatory Information for ZIOPTAN

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Exclusivity Expiration
Akorn ZIOPTAN tafluprost SOLUTION/DROPS;OPHTHALMIC 202514-001 Feb 10, 2012 AT RX Yes Yes   Start Trial   Start Trial Y Y   Start Trial
Akorn ZIOPTAN tafluprost SOLUTION/DROPS;OPHTHALMIC 202514-001 Feb 10, 2012 AT RX Yes Yes   Start Trial   Start Trial Y   Start Trial
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Supplementary Protection Certificates for ZIOPTAN

Patent Number Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration SPC Description
0850926 CA 2008 00041 Denmark   Start Trial
0850926 91943 Luxembourg   Start Trial 91943, EXPIRES: 20221222
0850926 SPC013/2011 Ireland   Start Trial SPC013/2011: 20110808, EXPIRES: 20221221
0850926 300407 Netherlands   Start Trial 300407, 20171222, EXPIRES: 20221221
0850926 339 Finland   Start Trial
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