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Generated: December 14, 2017

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Details for Patent: 6,987,101

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Which drugs does patent 6,987,101 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 6,987,101 protects YAZ and is included in one NDA. There has been one Paragraph IV challenge on Yaz.

This patent has three patent family members in three countries.

This patent has expired prematurely due to non-payment of maintenance fees. See details below.

Summary for Patent: 6,987,101

Title:Therapeutic gestagens for the treatment of premenstrual dysphoric disorder
Abstract:A method for treating premenstrual dysphoric disorder comprises administering a therapeutically effective amount of a gestagen. Optionally, a natural or synthetic estrogen is also administered. In one embodiment, the gestagen and optional estrogen are administered during the luteal phase of the female menstrual cycle, preferably from day 10 to day 28.
Inventor(s): Nashed; Norman (Munchen, DE)
Assignee: Schering Aktiengesellschaft (Berlin, DE)
Application Number:09/619,493
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Use; Delivery;

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Patent Submitted Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use
Bayer HlthcareYAZdrospirenone; ethinyl estradiolTABLET;ORAL021676-001Mar 16, 2006ABRXYesYes► Subscribe► Subscribe► SubscribeTREATMENT OF SYMPTOMS OF PREMENSTRUAL DYSPHORIC DISORDER
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Foreign Priority and PCT Information for Patent: 6,987,101

Foriegn Application Priority Data
Foreign Country Foreign Patent Number Foreign Patent Date
Germany196 54 609Dec 20, 1996

International Patent Family for Patent: 6,987,101

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)9827929► Subscribe
Germany19654609► Subscribe
Australia5981098► Subscribe
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