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Gynecology A member of a new class of Estrophasic OCs that release gradually increasing amounts of estrogen–ethinyl estradiol, and a constant low dose of progestin–norethindrone acetate. See Oral contraceptive.
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Her current medications included Estrostep, venlafaxine, and an albuterol inhaler as needed.
The growth delivered by these products was offset primarily by a significant decline in ESTROSTEP FE revenue due to generic competition.
Ortho Tri-Cyclen (norgestimate/ethinyl estradiol) and Estrostep (norethindrone acetate/ethinyl estradiol) have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of acne.
Estrostep women's health product lines for $197 million in cash ($116
The group counts contraceptives Ovcon and Estrostep among its brands.
The group counts contraceptives Ovcon and Estrostep among its brands as well as combination hormone therapy treatment femhrt and Sarafem.
9 million, with strong growth in sales of oral contraceptive profits via Ovcon and Estrostep.
Women's healthcare related products include Loestrin 24 FE, Ovcon 35 and Ovcon 50, Femcon FE, Estrostep FE, Femhrt and Estrace Cream and Dermatology related products include Taclonex, Dovonex and Doryx.
Products which performed strongly during the period included women's healthcare brands Ovcon, Estrostep and Femhrt.
Revenues were boosted by the purchase of two oral contraceptive pills - Loestrin and Estrostep - from Pfizer in March and the hormone replacement drug Femhrt a month later.
The agreement also would settle litigation between the two companies over Galen's femhrt hormone therapy and Estrostep oral contraceptives (both containing norethindrone acetate and ethinyl estradiol).
Estrostep works by providing low, gradually increasing amounts of estrogen (20,30,35 mcg ethinyl estradiol) with a low, constant dose of progestin (one mg norethindrone acetate).