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Details for Patent: 7,704,984


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Summary for Patent: 7,704,984
Title:Extended estrogen dosing contraceptive regimen
Abstract:A method of contraception that provides for sequentially administering to a female of child bearing age: (a) a first composition containing a progestin in an amount equivalent to about 0.3 to about 1.5 mg norethindrone acetate and an estrogen in an amount equivalent to about 5 to about 20 mcg of ethinyl estradiol for about 22 to about 26 days; (b) a second composition containing an estrogen in an amount equivalent to about 5 to about 20 mcg of ethinyl estradiol for about 2 to about 3 days and an optional third composition that is a placebo provided that (i) if estrogen administration is continuous then the first composition is administered for 25 to 26 days, the second composition is administered for 2 to 3 days and no third composition is administered and (ii) if estrogen administration is not continuous then the first composition is administered for 22 to 24 days, the second composition is administered for 2 to 3 days and the third composition is administered for 1 to 4 days. The total cycle length is 28 days, with the first composition administered on day 1 of the menstrual cycle, defined as the first day of menstrual bleeding, or on the first Sunday after the first day of the menstrual cycle.
Inventor(s): Boissonneault; Roger M. (Long Valley, NJ)
Assignee: Warner Chilcott Company, LLC (Fajardo, PR)
Application Number:11/112,290
Patent Litigation and PTAB cases: See patent lawsuits and PTAB cases for patent 7,704,984
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Drugs Protected by US Patent 7,704,984

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Submissiondate
Apil LO MINASTRIN FE ethinyl estradiol; norethindrone acetate TABLET, CHEWABLE, TABLET;ORAL 204654-001 Jul 24, 2013 DISCN Yes No ⤷  Free Forever Trial ⤷  Free Forever Trial PREVENTION OF PREGNANCY ⤷  Free Forever Trial
Apil LO LOESTRIN FE ethinyl estradiol; norethindrone acetate TABLET;ORAL 022501-001 Oct 21, 2010 RX Yes Yes ⤷  Free Forever Trial ⤷  Free Forever Trial LO LOESTRIN FE IS INDICATED FOR THE PREVENTION OF PREGNANCY IN WOMEN WHO ELECT TO USE ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES AS A METHOD OF CONTRACEPTION ⤷  Free Forever Trial
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