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Generated: November 25, 2017

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Details for Patent: 5,785,994

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Summary for Patent: 5,785,994

Title: Method for administering drug to gastrointestinal tract
Abstract:A dosage form is disclosed that comprises means inside the dosage form for providing a substantially drug-free interval before the dosage form delivers a drug from inside the dosage form. The dosage form in an embodiment comprises a drug on the exterior of the dosage form, which drug is available for immediate delivery.
Inventor(s): Wong; Patrick S.-L. (Palo Alto, CA), Theeuwes; Felix (Los Altos, CA), Ayer; Atul Devdatt (Palo Alto, CA), Kuczynski; Anthony L. (Palo Alto, CA)
Assignee: ALZA Corporation (Palo Alto, CA)
Application Number:07/862,665
Patent Claim Types:
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Use; Device; Composition; Dosage form;

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International Patent Family for Patent: 5,785,994

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Austria108999► Subscribe
Australia648822► Subscribe
Australia8500091► Subscribe
Canada2088376► Subscribe
Germany69103153► Subscribe
Denmark0546038► Subscribe
European Patent Office0546038► Subscribe
Spain2056660► Subscribe
Finland107699► Subscribe
Finland930862► Subscribe
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Serving leading biopharmaceutical companies globally:

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