It was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 2010 under the trade name Lastacaft.
Drug Patent Expiration and Exclusivity
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There are 1 patent(s) protecting ALLERGAN’s LASTACAFT.
The last patent expires on 2013-11-21.
|US5468743||Imidazo[2,1-b]benzazepine derivatives, compositions and method of use
The present invention is concerned with novel imidazo[2, 1-b]benzazepines of formula ##STR1## the pharmaceutically acceptable addition salts and stereochemically isomeric forms thereof, wherein each of the dotted lines independently represents an optional bond; R.sup.1 represents hydrogen, halo, C.sub.1-4 alkyl or C.sub.1-4 alkyloxy; R.sup.2 represents hydrogen, halo, C.sub.1-4 alkyl or C.sub.1-4 alkyloxy; R.sup.3 represents hydrogen, C.sub.1-4 alkyl, ethenyl substituted with hydroxycarbonyl or C.sub.1-4 alkyloxycarbonyl, C.sub.1-4 alkyl substituted with hydroxycarbonyl or C.sub.1-4 alkyloxycarbonyl, hydroxyC.sub.1-4 alkyl, formyl or hydroxycarbonyl; R.sup.4 represents hydrogen, C.sub.1-4 alkyl, hydroxyC.sub.1-4 alkyl, phenyl or halo; R.sup.5 represents hydrogen, C.sub.1-4 alkyl or halo; L represents hydrogen; C.sub.1-6 alkyl; C.sub.1-6 alkyl substituted with one substituent selected from the group consisting of hydroxy, halo, C.sub.1-4 alkyloxy, hydroxycarbonyl, C.sub.1-4 alkyloxycarbonyl, C.sub.1-4 alkyloxycarbonyl-C.sub.1-4 alkyloxy, hydroxycarbonylC.sub.1-4 alkyloxy, C.sub.1-4 alkyloxycarbonylamino, C.sub.1-4 alkylaminocarbonyl, C.sub.1-4 alkylaminocarbonylamino, C.sub.1-4 alkylaminothiocarbonylamino, aryl, aryloxy and arylcarbonyl; C.sub.1-6 alkyl substituted with both hydroxy and aryloxy; C.sub.3-6 alkenyl; C.sub.3-6 alkenyl substituted with aryl; or, L represents a radical of formula –Alk–Y–Het.sup.1 (a-1),–Alk–NH–CO–Het.sup.2 (a-2)or –Alk–Het.sup.3 (a-3); provided that 6,11-dihydro-11-(4-piperidinylidene)-5H-imidazo[2,1-b]benzazepine is ecxluded, which are useful antiallergic compounds.Compositions comprising said compounds, methods of using and processes for preparing the same.
Exclusivity is marketing rights granted by the FDA to the ALLERGAN.
Exclusivity ends on 2015-07-28.