AbelsonTaylor's campaign for Hytrin
has been recognized by the membership as representing creative excellence in its highest form," said MAHF co-founder David Gideon.
86) Both agreements required Abbott to pay several million dollars in exchange for the generics forbearing from market entry until a specified date, until some other generics firm successfully brought a generic equivalent of Hytrin
to market, or until a final unappealable ruling holding the patents in question invalid.
Its main competitors are Hytrin
, or terazosin, and Pfizer Inc.
Medications recently approved for the treatment of BPH are Proscar (finasteride) and Hytrin
BPH, alpha blocker), carvedilol (e.
Abbott's patent was directed to crystalline forms of terazosin hydrochloride, which is the active ingredient in Hytrin
Commonly used alpha blockers include Minipress, Hytrin
Another drug, Hytrin
, produced by Abbott Laboratories, North Chicago, Ill.
The FDA has approved eight other drugs to treat symptoms of BPH: Proscar, (finasteride), Avodart (dutasteride), Jalyn (dutasteride plus tamsulosin), and the alpha blockers: Hytrin
(terazosin), Cardura (doxazosin), Flomax (tamsulosin), Uroxatral (alfuzosin) and Rapaflo (silodosin).
5 mg QD for 2 weeks, then reduce dosage Terazosin (*) Hytrin
1 mg QHS Classification/Drug Usual Dosage Range Clonidine (*) 0.
Examples include Viagra (erectile dysfunction), Hytrin
(benign prostatic hyperplasia), and Evista (osteoporosis).