|Title:||Transdermal administration of fentanyl and device therefor|
|Abstract:||Transdermal delivery systems for delivery of fentanyl and its analgetically effective derivatives for extended periods of time are disclosed which deliver the base form of the drug at a rate of from 0.5 to 10 .mu.g/cm.sup.2 /hr for a substantial portion of their useful life. The systems can be from 5-100 cm.sup.2 in releasing surface and preferably employ an in-line amine resistant adhesive. Preferred rate controlled systems utilize an aqueous ethanolic gel to minimize drug content.|
|Inventor(s):||Gale; Robert M. (Los Altos, CA), Goetz; Victor (Palo Alto, CA), Lee; Eun S. (Redwood City, CA), Taskovich; Lina T. (Palo Alto, CA), Yum; Su I. (Los Altos, CA)|
|Assignee:||Alza Corporation (Palo Alto, CA)|
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