Patent Number: 7,784,616

Title: Dispenser for progestin used for acute maintenance treatment of DUB

Abstract: A dispenser including a first dispensing portion including one group of storage units for each of ten to twenty-eight days, and a second dispensing portion, including at least one storage unit for each of seventeen to thirty days. In the first dispensing portion, a first set includes a group of four storage units for each day, a second set includes a group of three storage units for each day, and a third set includes a group of two storage units for each day. The first dispensing portion contain a progestin. In the second dispensing portion, the first fourteen storage units contain a placebo and the remaining storage units contain a progestin. First and second dispensing portions may be provided as separate dispensing packs, or as a multi-pack of second dispensing portions. The dispenser is useful for treatment of acute episodes of dysfunctional uterine bleeding (DUB) and maintenance treatment for preventing future episodes of DUB.

Inventors: Reape; Kathy (Newtown Square, PA), Jones, Jr.; George (Hillsdale, NJ)

Assignee: Teva Women's Health, Inc.

International Classification: B65D 83/04 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018