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Summary for Patent: 7,585,493
Title:Thin-film drug delivery article and method of use
Abstract: An article for use in an aerosol device, for producing an aerosol of a drug composition is disclosed. The article includes a heat-conductive substrate having a surface with a selected surface area, and a drug composition film on the substrate surface having a selected film thickness of between 0.05 and 20 .mu.m. The film thickness is such that an aerosol formed by vaporizing the drug composition by heating the substrate and condensing the vaporized compound contains 10% or less drug-degradation product and at least 50% of the total amount of drug composition contained in the film. The selected substrate surface area is such as to yield an effective human therapeutic dose of the drug aerosol. Also disclosed are methods of making and using the article.
Inventor(s): Hale; Ron L. (Woodside, CA), Lu; Amy (Los Altos, CA), Myers; Daniel J. (Mountain View, CA), Rabinowitz; Joshua D. (Mountain View, CA), Wensley; Martin J. (San Francisco, CA)
Assignee: Alexza Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Mountain View, CA)
Application Number:10/633,877
Patent Claim Types:
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Composition; Device; Use;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 7,585,493

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Submissiondate
Alexza Pharms ADASUVE loxapine POWDER;INHALATION 022549-001 Dec 21, 2012 RX Yes Yes ⤷  Try it Free ⤷  Try it Free Y ⤷  Try it Free
>Applicant >Tradename >Generic Name >Dosage >NDA >Approval Date >TE >Type >RLD >RS >Patent No. >Patent Expiration >Product >Substance >Delist Req. >Patented / Exclusive Use >Submissiondate

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