Generated: December 12, 2017
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Details for Patent: 4,379,454
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Summary for Patent: 4,379,454
|Title:|| Dosage for coadministering drug and percutaneous absorption enhancer|
|Abstract:||A dosage form that coadministers a drug and a percutaneous absorption enhancer to a defined area of the skin. The dosage form comprises a body that contains supplies of drug and enhancer and has a basal surface that contacts the area of skin and transmits the drug and enhancer to the area for absorption thereby. The drug is provided to the basal surface at a rate at least as great as the rate at which the skin is able to absorb the drug whereas the enhancer is via a rate controlling means at a substantially constant rate that increases the permeability of the treated area of skin to the drug to a level at which the drug is absorbed at a therapeutically effective rate.|
|Inventor(s):|| Campbell; Patricia S. (Palo Alto, CA), Chandrasekaran; Santosh K. (Palo Alto, CA) |
|Assignee:|| ALZA Corporation (Palo Alto, CA) |
Patent Claim Types:|
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|Dosage form; Composition; Use; |
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