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ZOVIRAX Drug Patent Profile


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

Zovirax is a drug marketed by Mylan, Bausch, and Glaxosmithkline. and is included in six NDAs.

The generic ingredient in ZOVIRAX is acyclovir sodium. There are fifty-six drug master file entries for this compound. Eight suppliers are listed for this compound. Additional details are available on the acyclovir sodium profile page.

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A generic version of ZOVIRAX was approved as acyclovir sodium by FRESENIUS KABI USA on May 13th, 1998.

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Recent Clinical Trials for ZOVIRAX

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SponsorPhase
PT. Kimia Farma (Persero) TbkN/A
PT Pharma Metric LabsN/A
Squarex, LLCPhase 2

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US Patents and Regulatory Information for ZOVIRAX

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Exclusivity Expiration
Mylan ZOVIRAX acyclovir CAPSULE;ORAL 018828-001 Jan 25, 1985 DISCN Yes No ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial
Mylan ZOVIRAX acyclovir SUSPENSION;ORAL 019909-001 Dec 22, 1989 DISCN Yes No ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial
Glaxosmithkline ZOVIRAX acyclovir sodium INJECTABLE;INJECTION 018603-003 Aug 30, 1983 DISCN Yes No ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial
Mylan ZOVIRAX acyclovir TABLET;ORAL 020089-001 Apr 30, 1991 DISCN Yes No ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial
Bausch ZOVIRAX acyclovir CREAM;TOPICAL 021478-001 Dec 30, 2002 AB RX Yes No ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial
Glaxosmithkline ZOVIRAX acyclovir sodium INJECTABLE;INJECTION 018603-002 Jun 29, 1989 DISCN Yes No ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial
Bausch ZOVIRAX acyclovir OINTMENT;TOPICAL 018604-001 Mar 29, 1982 AB RX Yes Yes ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial
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Expired US Patents for ZOVIRAX

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date Patent No. Patent Expiration
Glaxosmithkline ZOVIRAX acyclovir sodium INJECTABLE;INJECTION 018603-001 Oct 22, 1982 ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial
Mylan ZOVIRAX acyclovir CAPSULE;ORAL 018828-001 Jan 25, 1985 ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial
Mylan ZOVIRAX acyclovir TABLET;ORAL 020089-002 Apr 30, 1991 ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial
Bausch ZOVIRAX acyclovir OINTMENT;TOPICAL 018604-001 Mar 29, 1982 ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial
Bausch ZOVIRAX acyclovir CREAM;TOPICAL 021478-001 Dec 30, 2002 ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial
Mylan ZOVIRAX acyclovir TABLET;ORAL 020089-001 Apr 30, 1991 ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial
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International Patents for ZOVIRAX

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Country Patent Number Title Estimated Expiration
Switzerland 629206 VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG NEUER SUBSTITUIERTER PURINE. ⤷  Try a Trial
Greece 75104 ⤷  Try a Trial
Finland 772548 ⤷  Try a Trial
Hungary 185936 PROCESS FOR PRODUCING PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITION FOR TOPICAL TREATING VIRUS-INFESTIONS OF SKIN AND MYCODERM ⤷  Try a Trial
Hungary 176730 PROCESS FOR PRODUCING 9-SUBSTITUTED-PURINE DERIVATIVES AND SALTS ⤷  Try a Trial
Denmark 392675 ⤷  Try a Trial
Austria 361007 ⤷  Try a Trial
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Supplementary Protection Certificates for ZOVIRAX

Patent Number Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration SPC Description
0809498 SPC/GB10/012 United Kingdom ⤷  Try a Trial PRODUCT NAME: A COMBINATION OF ACYCLOVIR AND HYDROCORTISONE; REGISTERED: UK PL18191/0001-0001 20091112
0809498 10C0038 France ⤷  Try a Trial PRODUCT NAME: ACYCLOVIR ET HYDROCORTISONE; NAT. REGISTRATION NO/DATE: NL 36 826 20100420; FIRST REGISTRATION: SK - 2108/08467-R 20091026
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