Phase 2 Results for Low-dose, Weekly Contraceptive Patch to be Presented at ACOG Meeting in May 2009
PRINCETON, N.J., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ --Agile Therapeutics, Inc., a late-stage pharmaceutical company specializing in women's health products, today announced that two abstracts from Phase 2 studies of its lead product, AG200-15 with SKINFUSION(TM) technology, were accepted by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Clinical Meeting and will be presented in May 2009 at ACOG's annual meeting in Chicago.
AG200-15, a new, innovative, low-dose, weekly contraceptive patch entering Phase 3 clinical trials, represents a significant advancement in the women's healthcare market. As a convenient alternative to oral contraceptives, the patch will fill an unmet need, freeing women from having to remember to take a pill every day. Phase 2 clinical study results will be presented on safety, efficacy and dosage for AG200-15, in which the product met its primary endpoints of ovulation suppression, cycle control and safety and demonstrated estrogen levels comparable with the well-established, low-dose oral contraceptive, Levlen(R).
Thomas Rossi, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Agile Therapeutics, Inc., said, "This news represents another major milestone for AG200-15 with our patented SKINFUSION(TM) technology. Having two abstracts accepted for presentation at the premier obstetric-gynecology conference in the country reinforces the importance that this product will have for women as a contraceptive option."
The two abstracts scheduled for poster presentation are: (1) Pharmacokinetics: Contraceptive Patches Containing Levonorgestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol vs. Levlen(R), authored by David F. Archer, M.D., Frank Stanczyk, Ph.D., Arkady Rubin, Ph.D., and Marie Foegh, M.D., DrSc and will be presented on Monday, May 4, and (2) '/>"/>
|SOURCE Agile Therapeutics, Inc.|
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved