06638263 is referenced by 26 patents and cites 2 patents.

The present invention features methods and devices for modulating the rate of delivery of a drug formulation from a drug delivery device by diverting drug away from a drug delivery pathway. In one embodiment, a flow regulator is positioned relative to a drug delivery pathway of a drug delivery system so that adjustment of the flow regulator can provide for diversion of drug away from the drug delivery pathway. Diverted drug can be either delivered into the systemic circulation of the subject, or can be captured in a waste reservoir.

Title
Regulation of drug delivery through flow diversion
Application Number
9/416379
Publication Number
6638263 (B1)
Application Date
October 12, 1999
Publication Date
October 28, 2003
Inventor
James E Brown
Los Gatos
CA, US
Felix Theeuwes
Los Altos Hills
CA, US
Agent
Bozicevic Field & Francis
US
Agent
Adam Bell
US
Carol L Francis
US
Assignee
Durect Corporation
CA, US
IPC
A61M 31/00
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