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Details for Patent: 6,629,968

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Which drugs does patent 6,629,968 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 6,629,968 protects LIDOSITE TOPICAL SYSTEM KIT and is included in one NDA.

This patent has eight patent family members in seven countries.

This patent has expired prematurely due to non-payment of maintenance fees. See details below.
Summary for Patent: 6,629,968
Title: Shelf storage stable iontophoresis reservoir-electrode and iontophoretic system incorporating the reservoir-electrode
Abstract:A reservoir-electrode for an iontophoretic delivery device of the present invention includes an electrode; and a hydrophilic reservoir situated in electrically conductive relation to the electrode. The reservoir is formed from a bibulous hydrophilic cross-linked polymeric material having a substantially uniform concentration of an alkali metal chloride salt therein thereby substantially eliminating concentration gradients of the salt with respect to the electrode. The polymeric material has a first surface and a second surface that is adhesively adherent to the electrode. The first surface of the polymeric material is releasably adhesive to an applied area of a patient's skin. The polymeric material has a cohesive strength, wherein a bond strength of an adhesive bond between the second surface of the polymeric material to the electrode is greater than the cohesive strength of the polymeric material and an adhesive bond strength of the first surface of the polymeric material to the applied area of the patient is less than the cohesive strength of the polymeric material so that upon removal of the reservoir-electrode from the applied area of the patient, substantially no polymeric material remains on the applied area and the reservoir remains substantially intact and adhesively adherent to the electrode.
Inventor(s): Jain; Uday K. (Mahway, NJ), Reddy; Vilambi N R K (Trichy TamiNadu, IN), Eliash; Bruce M. (Franklin Lakes, NJ), Carey; Kevin John (North Plainfield, NJ), Falevich; Vitaly (Ozone Park, NY), Keusch; Preston (Hazlet, NJ)
Assignee: Vyteris, Inc. (Fair Lawn, NJ)
Application Number:09/610,563
Patent Claim Types:
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Formulation; Process; Delivery; Device; Use;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 6,629,968

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
Vyteris LIDOSITE TOPICAL SYSTEM KIT epinephrine; lidocaine hydrochloride PATCH;IONTOPHORESIS, TOPICAL 021504-001 May 6, 2004 DISCN No No ➤ Sign Up ➤ Sign Up Y 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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6,635,045 Electrodes and method for manufacturing electrodes for electrically assisted drug delivery ➤ Sign Up
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