06063395 is referenced by 18 patents and cites 8 patents.

The invention relates to a delivery device for the controlled release of a therapeutically active agent, especially a progestin or an estrogen, over a prolonged period of time, said device including a core which contains the therapeutically active agent, and a membrane encasing the core wherein said membrane is made of an elastomer. According to the invention, the elastomer is a siloxane-based elastomer which includes 3,3,3-trifluoropropyl groups attached to the Si-atoms of the siloxane units.

Title
Drug delivery device especially for the delivery of progestins and estrogens
Application Number
9/190606
Publication Number
6063395
Application Date
November 12, 1998
Publication Date
May 16, 2000
Inventor
Jarkko Ruohonen
Vanhalinna
FI
Matti Lehtinen
Piispanristi
FI
Harri Jukarainen
Turku
FI
Juba Ala Sorvari
Turku
FI
Tommi Markkula
Turku
FI
Agent
James C Lydon
Assignee
Leiras Oy
FI
IPC
A61F 13/00
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