04576604 is referenced by 106 patents and cites 10 patents.

An osmotic device is disclosed for delivering a beneficial agent. The device comprises a wall surrounding a compartment containing an agent, a passageway in the wall connecting the exterior of the device with the compartment, and (a) an agent in the wall or (b) an agent carried on the wall in the wall. The device delivers the agent from the compartment and the wall.

Title
Osmotic system with instant drug availability
Application Number
6/472333
Publication Number
4576604
Application Date
March 4, 1983
Publication Date
March 18, 1986
Inventor
Richard Cortese
San Jose
CA, US
Felix Theeuwes
Los Altos
CA, US
Joseph C Deters
Mountain View
CA, US
George V Guittard
Cupertino
CA, US
Agent
Steven F Stone
Edward L Mandell
Paul L Sabatine
Assignee
ALZA Corporation
CA, US
IPC
A61K 9/00
A61K 9/22
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