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Patent 5,536,743 protects METROGEL-VAGINAL and is included in one NDA. There has been one Paragraph IV challenge on MetroGel-Vaginal.

Summary for Patent: 5,536,743

Title: Intravaginal treatment of vaginal infections with buffered metronidazole compositions
Abstract:A non-flowing composition and method for treatment of bacterial vaginosis are disclosed. An afflicted vagina is treated with a therapeutically effective but relatively low dose of metronidazole in a composition that includes a buffer system maintaining the composition at a pH value in the range of about 3.75 to about 4.25. The composition can also be used for prophylactic purposes.
Inventor(s): Borgman; Robert J. (Mundelein, IL)
Assignee: Curatek Pharmaceuticals Limited Partnership (Elk Grove Village, IL)
Application Number:08/295,242
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Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date Type RLD Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use
Medicis
METROGEL-VAGINAL
metronidazole
GEL;VAGINAL020208Aug 17, 1992RXYes5,536,743<disabled>METHOD OF TREATING BACTERIAL VAGINOSIS
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International Patent Family for Patent: 5,536,743

Country Document Number Publication Date
South Africa8900233Sep 26, 1990
South Africa9004413Apr 24, 1991
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)8906537Jul 27, 1989
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)9014832Dec 13, 1990
United States of America4837378Jun 06, 1989
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