Mithra Signs LSA for Commercialization of Estelle® and Myring™ in Israel

  • Mithra grants exclusive license to Dexcel Pharma for commercialization of its two leading contraceptive products in Israel
  • Dexcel Pharma is Israel’s largest private pharmaceutical company
  • Production at the Mithra CDMO facility in Belgium
Liege, Belgium, 20 August 2019 – 7:30 CEST – Mithra (Euronext Brussels: MITRA), a company dedicated to Women’s Health today announces that it has entered into two exclusive license and supply agreements with Dexcel Pharma for the commercialization in Israel of two major products in contraception:  the combined oral pill Estelle® and the hormonal ring Myring™.

Mithra obtains crucial additional Estelle® patent in Japan

  • Estelle®, Mithra’s oral contraceptive product candidate, has been granted a key patent for the dysmenorrhea indication in Japan, a four times larger market than the contraceptive one.
  • Important milestone for the commercialization of Estelle® by Fuji Pharma in Japan and ASEAN, representing a total attractively priced market of EUR 400 million annual sales.
  • Thanks to a solid Intellectual Property strategy, Estelle® will be protected from any generic competitor on the Japanese market until 2037 with a potential patent term extension of a maximum of 5 years.

Liege, Belgium, 08 August 2019 – 7 :30  CEST – Mithra (Euronext Brussels: MITRA), a company dedicated to Women’s Health today announces that it has received an additional patent for Estelle® in Japan in the dysmenorrhea indication. Estelle® is Mithra’s combined oral contraceptive (COC) candidate, composed of 15 mg Estetrol (E4) and 3 mg drospirenone (DRSP).