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Last Updated: January 27, 2023

Details for Patent: 6,866,866

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Summary for Patent: 6,866,866
Title: Controlled release metformin compositions
Abstract:A composition 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 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): Chen; Chih-Ming (Davie, FL), Cheng; Xiu-Xiu (Davie, FL), Jan; Steve (Coral Springs, FL), Chou; Joseph (Manassas, VA)
Assignee: Andrx Labs, LLC (Davie, FL)
Application Number:09/705,630
Patent Litigation and PTAB cases: See patent lawsuits and PTAB cases for patent 6,866,866
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Composition; Compound; Dosage form; Formulation; Device;

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