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Last Updated: August 10, 2022

Details for Patent: 6,790,459

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Summary for Patent: 6,790,459
Title: Methods for treating diabetes via administration of controlled release metformin
Abstract:A method for treating patients having non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) by administering a controlled release oral solid dosage form containing preferably a biguanide drug such as metformin, on a once-a-day basis. The dosage form provides a mean time to maximum plasma concentration (T.sub.max) of the drug which occurs at a 5.5 to 7.5 hours after oral administration on a once-a-day basis to human patients. Preferably, the dose of drug is administered at dinnertime to a patient in the fed state.
Inventor(s): Cheng; Xiu Xiu (Davie, FL), Chen; Chih-Ming (Davie, FL), Jan; Steve (Coral Springs, FL), Chou; Joseph (Manassas, VA)
Assignee: Andrx Labs, LLC (Davie, FL)
Application Number:09/705,625
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Canada 2427195 See Plans and Pricing
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