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Details for Patent: 6,706,281

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Summary for Patent: 6,706,281

Title: Melt-extrusion multiparticulates
Abstract:A unit dose sustained-release oral dosage form containing a plurality of melt-extruded particles, each consisting essentially of a therapeutically active agent, one or more retardants, and an optional water-insoluble binder is disclosed. The particles have a length of from about 0.1 to about 12 mm and can be of varying diameters and each unit dose provides a release of therapeutically active agents over at least about 8 hours. Methods of preparing the unit doses as well as extrusion processes and methods of treatment are also disclosed.
Inventor(s): Oshlack; Benjamin (New York, NY), Chasin; Mark (Manalapan, NJ), Huang; Hua-Pin (Englewood Cliffs, NJ)
Assignee: Euro-Celtique, S.A. (Luxembourg, LU)
Application Number:10/038,867
Patent Claim Types:
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Composition; Compound; Dosage form; Use; Formulation;
Patent Metrics:
Source: PatentQuant.com
Field: Pharmaceuticals
Back Citations: 248th percentile
Forward Citations: 1st percentile

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Premature patent expiration for: 6,706,281

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Patent Number Expiration Date
6,706,281 March 16, 2016

International Patent Family for Patent: 6,706,281

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
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