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Summary for Patent: 10,292,990
Title:Abiraterone steroid formulation
Abstract: A nanoparticulate composition of abiraterone acetate that allows treatment at a lower dose than convention abiraterone acetate formulations is described as in a method of treating prostate cancer by administering the composition together with a glucocorticoid.
Inventor(s): Nemeth; Paul (Philadelphia, PA), Callahan; Matt (Penn Valley, PA), Bosch; H. William (Bryn Mawr, PA), Norret; Marck (Darlington, AU)
Assignee: SUN PHARMA GLOBAL FZE (Sharjah, AE)
Application Number:15/345,410
Patent Claims: 1. A method of treating prostate cancer comprising administering methylprednisolone and a daily dose of between 400 and 600 mg of abiraterone acetate, wherein the abiraterone acetate is in the form of a tablet or a capsule and has a median particle size of 100 nm to 1000 nm on a volume average basis.

2. The method of claim 1 wherein the daily dose of abiraterone acetate is administered as a single dose.

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