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Last Updated: September 22, 2021

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Details for Patent: 6,787,531


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Summary for Patent: 6,787,531
Title: Pharmaceutical composition for use as a contraceptive
Abstract:A pharmaceutical composition comprises, as a first active agent, 6.beta.,7.beta.; 15.beta.,16.beta.-dimethylene-3-oxo-17.alpha.-pregn-4-ene-21,17-carbolacto ne (drospirenone) in an amount corresponding to a daily dosage, on administration of the composition, of from about 2 mg to about 4 mg, and, as a second active agent, 17.alpha.-ethinylestradiol (ethinylestradiol) in an amount corresponding to a daily dosage of from about 0.01 mg to about 0.05 mg, together with one or more pharmaceutically acceptable carriers or excipients. In a specific embodiment, the composition consists of a number of separately packaged and individually removable daily dosage units placed in a packaging unit and intended for oral administration for a period of at least 21 consecutive days, wherein said daily dosage units comprises the combination of drospirenone and ethinylestradiol. The composition may further comprise 7 or less daily dosage units containing no active agent or containing ethinylestradiol alone.
Inventor(s): Hilman; Juergen (Berlin, DE), Heil; Wolfgang (Berlin, DE), Lipp; Ralph (Berlin, DE), Heithecker; Renate (Berlin, DE), Huempel; Michael (Berlin, DE), Tack; Johannes W. (Berlin, DE)
Assignee: Schering AG (Berlin, DE)
Application Number:09/654,227
Patent Litigation and PTAB cases: See patent lawsuits and PTAB cases for patent 6,787,531
Patent Claim Types:
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Composition; Formulation; Dosage form; Device;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 6,787,531

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