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CutisPharma Announces Issuance of a Patent for Suppository Compounding
Date:11/6/2008

US patent for the preparation, storage, and dispensing of compounded suppositories

WOBURN, Mass., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- CutisPharma, Inc. today announced that it has received approval from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for its patent (US 7,434,690) regarding a container and kit for the preparation, storage and dispensing of compounded suppositories.

"By its very nature, the process of compounding suppositories is cumbersome, time-consuming and in general, without adequate compensation" said Dr. Indu Muni, founder, chairman, and CEO of CutisPharma, Inc. "Our container (suppository mold) and the method for suppository-compounding is user-friendly and time saving for a pharmacy. Our suppository mold is also customer friendly because the take-home molds are especially designed to not only maintain the integrity of each suppository once compounded, but also provide convenient dispensing tools", he added.

Currently CutisPharma has FIRST(R) Progesterone Vaginal Suppository Unit-of-Use Prescription Compounding Kit product line available, which uses the patented container. The line includes FIRST(R) - Progesterone VGS 25, 50, 100, 200 and 400 representing various strengths (mg.). The kits are made for a single patient and include pre-weighed progesterone, and suppository base, and the patented disposable container/mold for preparation, storage, and dispensing of the suppositories. A single NDC number assigned for the entire kit aids the third party reimbursement process, reduces audit- related adjustments, and the use of these FIRST(R) kits facilitates compliance with USP Chapter <795>. This patented container, kit, and the method will also be used for future suppository compounding kits such as Boric Acid, Morphine, and others.

CutisPharma estimates that over 1.5 million progesterone suppository prescriptions are written in the U.S. annually, representing a potential of nearly $100 million at the retail level. The Kit allows a pharmacy an easy entry into this market. The Company is experiencing a steady conversion from the conventional way to the FIRST(R) - way.

FIRST(R) products save dispensing time, are easy to use, and can be compounded by the pharmacist while the patient waits increasing customer satisfaction. Using FIRST(R) VGS kits, the pharmacist can compound a prescription for 30 vaginal suppositories 4 to 5 times faster than those prepared by the traditional method using a metal suppository mold or polystyrene shells.

About CutisPharma

CutisPharma, Inc. based in Woburn, MA, is a privately held, specialty pharmaceutical company focusing on developing and commercializing value-added proprietary drug products and technologies in the prescription compounding sector of the pharmaceutical industry. Product line and development efforts, initially are focused on providing optimized, more efficient alternatives for the preparation of the nearly 8 million currently compounded prescriptions, by offering FIRST(R) Unit-of-Use Prescription Compounding Kits. Use of these branded compounding kits will be beneficial to all triad participants, namely physicians, pharmacists, and patients. Two U.S. patents have been issued to the Company with several additional patents pending.

For more information please visit our website at http://www.cutispharma.com/


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