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Details for Patent: 6,181,963

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Which drugs does patent 6,181,963 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 6,181,963 protects IONSYS and is included in one NDA.

This patent has nineteen patent family members in eighteen countries.
Summary for Patent: 6,181,963
Title: Transdermal electrotransport delivery device including a cathodic reservoir containing a compatible antimicrobial agent
Abstract:A transdermal electrotransport drug delivery device having an anode, a cathode and a source of electrical power electrically connected to the anode and the cathode. The cathode includes a cathodic electrode and a cathodic reservoir comprised of a housing composed of a polymeric material and an aqueous medium in contact with the housing. The aqueous medium includes i) a drug or an electrolyte salt or a mixture thereof and ii) a cetylpyridinium salt in an amount sufficient to inhibit microbial growth in the aqueous medium. The polymeric material is compatible with the cetylpyridinium salt. A process is also provided wherein when electric current flows from the source of electrical power so that the drug is transdermally delivered to the patient by electrotransport from the anodic reservoir, the cetylpyridinium salt is not transdermally delivered to the patient by electrotransport from the cathodic reservoir. A process for preparing a transdermal electrotransport drug delivery device is also provided.
Inventor(s): Chin; Ivan W. (Belmont, CA), Murdock; Thomas O. (Vadnais Heights, MN), Cormier; Michel J. N. (Mountain View, CA)
Assignee: Alza Corporation (Mountain View, CA)
Application Number:09/433,615
Patent Claim Types:
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Compound; Delivery; Device; Process;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 6,181,963

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Patent Submitted
The Medicines Co IONSYS fentanyl hydrochloride SYSTEM;IONTOPHORESIS, TRANSDERMAL 021338-001 May 22, 2006 RX Yes Yes ➤ Sign Up ➤ Sign Up Y ➤ Sign Up
Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Patent Submitted

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