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Methods and apparatus for improving administration of drugs through the use of heat and other physical means. The present invention relates to the use of heat and other physical means in conjunction with specially designed dermal drug delivery systems, conventional commercial dermal drug delivery systems, or drugs delivered into a sub-skin depot site via injection and other methods to alter, mainly increase, the drug release rate from the dermal drug delivery systems or the depot sites to accommodate certain clinical needs.

Title
Apparatus for heating to a desired temperature for improved administration of pharmaceutically active compounds
Application Number
9/545497
Publication Number
6306431 (B1)
Application Date
April 7, 2000
Publication Date
October 23, 2001
Inventor
Hao Zhang
Midvale
UT, US
Jie Zhang
Salt Lake City
UT, US
Agent
Kirton & McConkie
US
Agent
Michael F Krieger
US
Assignee
Zars
UT, US
IPC
A61F 13/02
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