Generated: December 17, 2017
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Details for Patent: 5,543,152
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Summary for Patent: 5,543,152
|Title:|| Sphingosomes for enhanced drug delivery|
|Abstract:||Liposomal formulations having extended circulation time in vivo and increased drug retention are comprised of sphingomyelin and cholesterol and have an acidic intraliposomal pH. The formulations have enhanced stability and thus are used in methods which provide improved drug delivery and more effective treatment. The delivery of lipophilic drugs such as the vinca alkaloids, and particularly vincristine and vinblastine, to tumors is significantly improved.|
|Inventor(s):|| Webb; Murray S. (Vancouver, CA), Bally; Marcel B. (Bowen Island, CA), Mayer; Lawrence D. (North Vancouver, CA) |
|Assignee:|| Inex Pharmaceuticals Corporation (Vancouver, CA) |
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|Composition; Dosage form; Delivery; Compound; Process; Formulation; |
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