Evamist(TM), the first and only estradiol transdermal spray, delivers a low dose of plant-based estradiol and provides convenient relief of moderate-to-severe vasomotor symptoms, reducing both the frequency and severity of hot flashes. Evamist(TM) utilizes metered-dose technology to deliver a consistent and accurate dose of estradiol when sprayed on the inner forearm, drying in a median of 67 seconds. Patients should wait at least 2 minutes after applying Evamist(TM) before dressing. The Company anticipates the Evamist(TM) U.S. market potential to be approximately $125 million in peak, annual net sales with gross margins consistent with those currently being achieved by Ther-Rx Corporation.
About Estrogen Therapy
Estrogen therapy ("ET") is the medical administration of estrogen to supplement the hormones which the ovaries no longer produce, due to natural or surgical menopause. ET can provide relief from the unpleasant symptoms of menopause such as hot flashes. ET products are available in oral, transdermal patch, injectible and transdermal gel/lotion formulations.
Evamist(TM) is indicated for the treatment of moderate-to-severe vasomotor symptoms due to menopause.
WARNING-ENDOMETRIAL CANCER, CARDIOVASCULAR, AND OTHER RISKS
ENDOMETRIAL CANCER Adequate diagnostic measures, including endometrial sampling when indicated, should be undertaken to rule out malignancy in all cases of undiagnosed persistent or recurring abnormal vaginal bleeding.
CARDIOVASCULAR AND OTHER RISKS Estrogens with or without progestins
should not be used for the prevention of cardiovascular disease or
dementia. The Women's Health Initiative (WHI) estrogen-
|SOURCE KV Pharmaceutical Company|
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