04016251 is referenced by 136 patents and cites 3 patents.

Drug-delivery device for releasing a drug at a continuous and controlled rate for a prolonged period of time is comprised of a shaped body of polymeric material containing a pharmaceutically acceptable drug and permeable to passage of the drug by diffusion. The polymeric material is an ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer having a vinyl acetate content of about 4 to 80% by weight and a melt index of about 0.1 to 1000 grams per 10 minutes.

Application Number
80531
Publication Number
4016251
Application Date
May 30, 1975
Publication Date
April 5, 1977
Inventor
Anwar Hussain
Lawrence
KS, US
Takeru Higuchi
Lawrence
KS, US
Agent
Edward L Mandell
Thomas E Ciotti
Paul L Sabatine
Assignee
Alza Corporation
CA, US
IPC
A61K 47/00
A61K 9/00
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