06306425 is referenced by 54 patents and cites 14 patents.

An injectable slow-release naltrexone formulation is provided comprising naltrexone in a poly(D,L-lactide) matrix with a small amount of residual ethyl acetate. Upon intramuscular injection of the composition, naltrexone is released in a controlled manner over an extended period of time. The composition finds use in the treatment of heroin addicts and alcoholics to reduce consumption of the abused substances.

Title
Injectable naltrexone microsphere compositions and their use in reducing consumption of heroin and alcohol
Application Number
9/545064
Publication Number
6306425 (B1)
Application Date
April 7, 2000
Publication Date
October 23, 2001
Inventor
Teresa M Ferrell
Vestavia Hills
AL, US
Jay K Staas
Alabaster
AL, US
Thomas R Tice
Birmingham
AL, US
Agent
Rae Venter Law Group P C
US
Agent
Jennifer Wahlston
US
Barbara Rae Venter
US
Assignee
Southern Research Institute
AL, US
IPC
A61F 2/00
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