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Details for Patent: 5,972,377

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Summary for Patent: 5,972,377

Title: Transdermal patch and method for administering 17-deacetyl norgestimate alone or in combination with an estrogen
Abstract:Compositions and methods for preventing ovulation in a woman are provided, as well as compositions and methods for female hormone replacement therapy. The compositions can be administered by the use of a transdermal patch. The patch will administer 17-deacetyl norgestimate alone or in combination with an estrogen such as ethinyl estradiol to women.
Inventor(s): Jona; Janan (Sunnyvale, CA), Audett; Jay (Mountain View, CA), Singh; Noel (San Francisco, CA)
Assignee: Cygnus, Inc. (Redwood City, CA)
Application Number:09/165,526
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International Patent Family for Patent: 5,972,377

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
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