Drug Patent Expirations in October 2007

Drug Patent Expirations in October 2007

Courtesy of DrugPatentWatch.com:

Drug Patent Expirations in October 2007
*Drugs may be covered by more than one patent

Tradename Applicant Generic Name Patent Number Patent Expiration
CLARINEX Schering desloratadine 4,659,716 OCT 01,2007
CLARINEX Schering Plough desloratadine 4,659,716 OCT 01,2007
CLARINEX D 24 HOUR Schering desloratadine; pseudoephedrine sulfate 4,659,716 OCT 01,2007
CLARINEX-D 12 HOUR Schering desloratadine; pseudoephedrine sulfate 4,659,716 OCT 01,2007
COVERA-HS Gd Searle Llc verapamil hydrochloride 4,946,687 OCT 02,2007
DYNACIRC CR Reliant Pharms isradipine 4,816,263 OCT 02,2007
DYNACIRC CR Reliant Pharms isradipine 4,946,687 OCT 02,2007
DYNACIRC CR Reliant Pharms isradipine 4,950,486 OCT 02,2007
ESTROSTEP 21 Warner Chilcott ethinyl estradiol; norethindrone acetate 4,962,098 OCT 09,2007
ESTROSTEP FE Warner Chilcott ethinyl estradiol; norethindrone acetate 4,962,098 OCT 09,2007
LEXXEL Astrazeneca enalapril maleate; felodipine 4,803,081 OCT 03,2007
NEXIUM Astrazeneca esomeprazole magnesium 4,786,505 OCT 20,2007
NEXIUM Astrazeneca esomeprazole magnesium 4,853,230 OCT 20,2007
OXYCONTIN Purdue Pharma Lp oxycodone hydrochloride 5,266,331 OCT 26,2007
OXYCONTIN Purdue Pharma Lp oxycodone hydrochloride 5,549,912 OCT 26,2007
OXYCONTIN Purdue Pharma Lp oxycodone hydrochloride 5,656,295 OCT 26,2007
PERMAX Valeant Pharm Intl pergolide mesylate 4,797,405 OCT 26,2007
PLENDIL Astrazeneca felodipine 4,803,081 OCT 03,2007
PRILOSEC Astrazeneca omeprazole 4,786,505 OCT 20,2007
PRILOSEC Astrazeneca omeprazole 4,853,230 OCT 20,2007
PRILOSEC OTC Astrazeneca omeprazole magnesium 4,786,505 OCT 20,2007
PRILOSEC OTC Astrazeneca omeprazole magnesium 4,853,230 OCT 20,2007
PROPULSID Janssen Pharma cisapride monohydrate 4,962,115 OCT 09,2007
PROPULSID QUICKSOLV Janssen Pharma cisapride monohydrate 4,962,115 OCT 09,2007
VOLTAREN Novartis diclofenac sodium 4,960,799 OCT 03,2007
ZOVIRAX Glaxosmithkline acyclovir 4,963,555 OCT 16,2007

Courtesy of DrugPatentWatch.com

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  1. I don´t understand why there were already generics for omeprazole or enalapril since 2005 or 2006. Do the companies allow it before the patent expire? Why?

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