Upgrade to enjoy subscriber-only features like email alerts and data export. See the Plans and Pricing

Serving leading biopharmaceutical companies globally:

Queensland Health
Accenture
Farmers Insurance
Healthtrust
Citi
McKesson
US Army
Teva
Chinese Patent Office
Medtronic

Generated: October 20, 2017

DrugPatentWatch Database Preview

Claims for Patent: 9,283,178

« Back to Dashboard

Claims for Patent: 9,283,178

Title:Methods for treating edema in the eye and intraocular implants for use therefor
Abstract: Methods for reducing or preventing transplant rejection in the eye of an individual are described, comprising: a) performing an ocular transplant procedure; and b) implanting in the eye a bioerodible drug delivery system comprising an immunosuppressive agent and a bioerodible polymer.
Inventor(s): Wong; Vernon G. (Menlo Park, CA)
Assignee: Allergan, Inc. (Irvine, CA)
Application Number:14/481,778
Patent Claims: 1. A method for treating edema in an eye of an individual in need thereof, comprising: placing a bioerodible drug delivery system comprising an immunosuppressive agent and a bioerodible polymer in an eye of an individual, thereby treating edema of the eye of the individual, wherein the immunosuppressive agent comprises about 50% by weight to about 80% by weight of the drug delivery system, based on the total weight of the drug delivery system.

2. The method of claim 1, wherein the biodegradable drug delivery system is placed in the vitreous of the eye.

3. The method of claim 1, wherein the bioerodible polymer comprises a polylactic acid polyglycolic acid (PLGA) copolymer.

4. The method of claim 1, wherein the bioerodible drug delivery system delivers the immunosuppressive agent for at least 5 days.

5. The method of claim 1, wherein the bioerodible drug delivery system delivers the immunosuppressive agent for at least about 3 weeks.

6. The method of claim 1, wherein the immunosuppressive agent comprises dexamethasone.
« Back to Dashboard

For more information try a trial or see the database preview and plans and pricing

Serving leading biopharmaceutical companies globally:

Baxter
Chinese Patent Office
Teva
US Department of Justice
Covington
Deloitte
AstraZeneca
Merck
Daiichi Sankyo
Cipla

Drugs may be covered by multiple patents or regulatory protections. All trademarks and applicant names are the property of their respective owners or licensors. Although great care is taken in the proper and correct provision of this service, thinkBiotech LLC does not accept any responsibility for possible consequences of errors or omissions in the provided data. The data presented herein is for information purposes only. There is no warranty that the data contained herein is error free. thinkBiotech performs no independent verifification of facts as provided by public sources nor are attempts made to provide legal or investing advice. Any reliance on data provided herein is done solely at the discretion of the user. Users of this service are advised to seek professional advice and independent confirmation before considering acting on any of the provided information. thinkBiotech LLC reserves the right to amend, extend or withdraw any part or all of the offered service without notice.

Copyright 2002-2017 thinkBiotech LLC
ISSN: 2162-2639

Secure SSL Encrypted
Privacy and Cookies
Terms & Conditions

Follow DrugPatentWatch:



Google
Twitter
Google Plus
botpot