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Details for Patent: 8,840,916

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Summary for Patent: 8,840,916
Title:Sustained release polymer
Abstract: A polymer and a method for its preparation are provided. The polymer comprises poly(lactide), poly(lactide/glycolide) or poly(lactic acid/glycolic acid) segments bonded by ester linkages to both ends of an alkanediol core unit. The polymer is for use in a controlled release formulation for a medicament, preferably leuprolide acetate. The controlled release formulation is administered to a patient as a subcutaneous depot of a flowable composition comprising the polymer, a biocompatible solvent, and the medicament. Controlled release formulations comprising the polymer release leuprolide for treatment of prostate cancer patients over periods of 3-6 months.
Inventor(s): Dunn; Richard L. (Fort Collins, CO)
Assignee: Tolmar Therapeutics, Inc. (Fort Collins, CO)
Application Number:13/900,338
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Drugs Protected by US Patent 8,840,916

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Submissiondate
Tolmar Therap ELIGARD KIT leuprolide acetate POWDER;SUBCUTANEOUS 021379-001 Jul 24, 2002 RX Yes Yes   Start Trial   Start Trial Y   Start Trial
Tolmar Therap ELIGARD KIT leuprolide acetate POWDER;SUBCUTANEOUS 021488-001 Feb 13, 2003 RX Yes Yes   Start Trial   Start Trial Y   Start Trial
Tolmar Therap ELIGARD KIT leuprolide acetate POWDER;SUBCUTANEOUS 021731-001 Dec 14, 2004 RX Yes Yes   Start Trial   Start Trial Y   Start Trial
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