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Methods and devices for maintaining a desired therapeutic drug effect over a prolonged therapy period are provided. In particular, oral dosage forms that release drug within the gastrointestinal tract at an ascending release rate over an extended time period are provided. The dosage forms may additionally comprise an immediate-release dose of drug.

Title
Methods and devices for providing prolonged drug therapy
Application Number
9/253317
Publication Number
6919373 (B1)
Application Date
February 19, 1999
Publication Date
July 19, 2005
Inventor
Zahedeh Hatamkhany
San Jose
CA, US
Jeri D Wright
Dublin
CA, US
Lawrence G Hamel
Mountain View
CA, US
Samuel R Saks
Burlingame
CA, US
Carol A Christopher
Belmont
CA, US
Diane R Guinta
Palo Alto
CA, US
Suneel K Gupta
Sunnyvale
CA, US
Richard G Weyers
Los Altos
CA, US
Atul D Ayer
Palo Alto
CA, US
Padmaja Shivanand
Mountain View
CA, US
Andrew C Lam
South San Francisco
CA, US
Agent
Woodcock Washburn
Assignee
Alza Corporation
CA, US
IPC
A61K 031/235
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