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Details for Patent: 7,537,009

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Summary for Patent: 7,537,009
Title:Method of forming an aerosol for inhalation delivery
Abstract: The present invention relates to the inhalation delivery of aerosols containing small particles. Specifically, it relates to a method of forming an aerosol for use in inhalation therapy. In a method aspect of the present invention, a method of forming an aerosol for use in inhalation therapy is provided. The method involves the following steps: (a) heating a substrate coated with a composition comprising a drug at a rate greater than 1000.degree. C./s, thereby forming an vapor; and, (b) allowing the vapor to cool, thereby forming an aerosol, which is used in inhalation therapy. In another method aspect of the present invention, a method of forming an aerosol for use in inhalation therapy is provided. The method involves the following steps: (a) heating a substrate coated with a composition comprising a drug to form a vapor, wherein the coated composition is in the form of a film less than 10 .mu. thick; and, (b) allowing the vapor to cool, thereby forming an aerosol, which is used in inhalation therapy. In another method aspect of the present invention, a method of forming an aerosol for use in inhalation therapy is provided. The method involves the following steps: (a) heating a substrate coated with a composition comprising a drug to form a vapor in less than 100 milliseconds, wherein the vapor has a mass greater than 0.1 mg; and, (b) allowing the vapor to cool, thereby forming an aerosol, which is used in inhalation therapy.
Inventor(s): Hale; Ron L. (Woodside, CA), Hodges; Craig C. (Walnut Creek, CA), Lloyd; Peter M. (Walnut Creek, CA), Mufson; Daniel (Napa, CA), Rogers; Daniel D. (Oakland, CA), Song; Soonho (Stanford, CA), Wensley; Martin J. (San Francisco, CA), Myers; Daniel J. (Mountain View, CA), McKinney; Jeffrey A. (Foster City, CA), Quintana; Reynaldo J. (Redwood City, CA), Rabinowitz; Joshua D. (Mountain View, CA)
Assignee: Alexza Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Mountain View, CA)
Application Number:10/146,088
Patent Claim Types:
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Use; Composition;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 7,537,009

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
Galen Uk ADASUVE loxapine POWDER;INHALATION 022549-001 Dec 21, 2012 RX Yes Yes ➤ Try a Free Trial ➤ Try a Free Trial Y ➤ Try a Free Trial
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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7,442,368 Delivery of stimulants through an inhalation route ➤ Try a Free Trial
7,063,830 Delivery of anti-migraine compounds through an inhalation route ➤ Try a Free Trial
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7,601,337 Delivery of antipsychotics through an inhalation route ➤ Try a Free Trial
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Austria 401064 ➤ Try a Free Trial
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