Patent Number: 6,169,082

Title: Salts of 8,9-dehydroestrone sulfate ester

Abstract: This invention presents alkali metal salts of 8,9-dehydroestrone, salts of its sulfate ester, and stable compositions thereof, as well as processes for their production and use in estrogen replacement therapy and cardiovascular protection.

Inventors: Raveendranath; Panolil C. (Plattsburgh, NY), Wichtowski; John A. (Middletown, CT)

Assignee: American Home Products Corporation

International Classification: C07J 31/00 (20060101); C07J 1/00 (20060101); A61K 031/56 (); C07J 001/00 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018