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A formulation and methods for inducing sustained regional local anesthesia in a patient comprising a substrate comprising a local anesthetic and an effective amount of a biocompatible, biodegradable, controlled release material prolonging the release of the local anesthetic from the substrate to obtain a reversible local anesthesia when implanted or injected in a patient, and a pharmaceutically acceptable, i.e., non-toxic, non-glucocorticoid augmenting agent effective to prolong the duration of the local anesthesia for a time period longer than that obtainable from the substrate without the augmenting agent.

Title
Formulations and methods for providing prolonged local anesthesia
Application Number
9/523361
Publication Number
6524607 (B1)
Application Date
March 10, 2000
Publication Date
February 25, 2003
Inventor
Joseph Tigner
New Milford
CT, US
Ronald M Burch
Wilton
CT, US
Richard Sackler
Greenwich
CT, US
Mark Chasin
Manalapan
NJ, US
Paul Goldenheim
Wilton
CT, US
Agent
Davidson Davidson & Kappel
US
Assignee
Euro Celtique
US
IPC
A61K 9/52
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