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Summary for Patent: 4,946,853
Title: Method for the treatment of withdrawal symptoms associated with smoking cessation and preparations for use in said method
Abstract:A preparation for the once-daily, percutaneous administration of nicotine comprises nicotine uniformly distributed in a solid, semi-solid or mucilaginous medium which can be placed in intimate contact with the skin, the solid, semi-solid or mucilaginous medium is formed by adding a given amount of nicotine to a solution of a solidifying or gel-forming agent or mixture thereon in a suitable solvent or mixture of solvents and mixing or heating the mixture thereby obtained so as to form the solid, semi-solid or mucilaginous medium. The preparation can be used in a method of treating withdrawal symptoms associated with smoking cessation and for combating the psychological dependence that occurs through frequency smoking.
Inventor(s): Bannon; Yvonne B. (Naas, IE), Corish; John (Leopardstown, IE), Corrigan; Owen I. (Howth, IE), Geoghegan; Edward J. (Athlone, IE), Masterson; Joseph G. (Dublin, IE)
Assignee: Elan Transdermal Limited (Athlone, IE)
Application Number:07/188,226
Patent Claim Types:
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Formulation; Compound; Device; Use;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 4,946,853

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Submissiondate
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Foreign Priority and PCT Information for Patent: 4,946,853

Foriegn Application Priority Data
Foreign Country Foreign Patent Number Foreign Patent Date
Ireland1119/87May 01, 1987
Ireland1946/87Jul 17, 1987

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