|Title:||Pharmaceutical dosage form bearing pregnancy-friendly indicia|
|Abstract:|| A pharmaceutical dosage form comprising at least one active ingredient and destined for administration to pregnant women. The pharmaceutical dosage form bears pregnancy-friendly indicia apt to improve patient compliance with medically recommended dosage regimen resulting in improved product effectiveness. The pregnancy-friendly indicia is also apt to diminish the incidence of erroneous dispensing of or erroneous ingestion of pharmaceutical dosage forms not intended for pregnant women. Also disclosed is a method for achieving improved patient compliance resulting in improved product effectiveness. Also disclosed is a method for diminishing the incidence of erroneous dispensing of or erroneous ingestion of dosage forms not intended for pregnant women. Said methods comprising providing a pharmaceutical dosage form, intended for use by pregnant women, bearing pregnancy-friendly indicia apt to graphically distinguish dosage forms intended to be used during pregnancy from others.|
|Inventor(s):|| Gervais; Eric (Laval, CA), Atanackovic; Gordana (Dollard-des-Ormeaux, CA), Hebert; Raymond (Ile Bizard, CA) |
|Assignee:|| Duchesnay Inc. (Laval, Quebec, CA) |
1. A patient dosage regimen compliance improving pharmaceutical tablet destined for administration to pregnant women, said pharmaceutical tablet containing a drug
combination for use against excessive nausea and vomiting, said drug combination comprising therapeutically effective amounts of doxylamine succinate and pyridoxine hydrochloride, said pharmaceutical tablet further comprising a graphical representation
of a pregnant woman applied to the tablet surface, said graphical representation being visible to the naked eye.