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Details for Patent: 7,320,970

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Which drugs does patent 7,320,970 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 7,320,970 protects PREFEST and is included in one NDA.

This patent has eighteen patent family members in sixteen countries.

Summary for Patent: 7,320,970
Title:Low dose estrogen interrupted hormone replacement therapy
Abstract:A hormone replacement therapy, comprising a plurality of daily doses of a pharmaceutical preparation, the doses being administered continuously and consecutively in alternating phases of three daily doses, a relatively dominant estrogenic activity phase comprising three daily doses of a substance exhibiting estrogenic activity equivalent to about 1 mg per day of 17.beta.-estradiol per day, and a relatively dominant progestagenic activity phase of a combination of a substance exhibiting estrogenic activity equivalent to about 1 mg per day of 17.beta.-estradiol and a substance exhibiting progestogenic activity equivalent to about 90 .mu.g per day of norgestimate.
Inventor(s): Casper; Robert F. (Toronto, CA), Shangold; Gary A. (Califon, NJ), Ausmanas; Militza K. (Lake Forest, IL)
Assignee: Duramed Pharmaceutials, Inc. (Cincinnati, OH) Jencap Research Ltd. (Toronto, Ontario, CA)
Application Number:11/439,171
Patent Claim Types:
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Use; Dosage form; Delivery; Device;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 7,320,970

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Submissiondate
Teva Womens PREFEST estradiol; norgestimate TABLET;ORAL 021040-001 Oct 22, 1999 DISCN Yes No   Start Trial   Start Trial Y PREFEST IS INDICATED IN WOMEN WHO HAVE A UTERUS FOR THE TREATMENT OF MODERATE TO SEVERE VASOMOTOR SYMPTOMS ASSOCIATED WITH MENOPAUSE; TREATMENT OF VULVAR AND VAGINAL ATROPHY; PREVENTION OF OSTEOPOROSIS   Start Trial
>Applicant >Tradename >Generic Name >Dosage >NDA >Approval Date >TE >Type >RLD >RS >Patent No. >Patent Expiration >Product >Substance >Delist Req. >Patented / Exclusive Use >Submissiondate

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