depot injection


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de·pot in·jec·tion

an injection of a substance in a vehicle that tends to keep it at the site of injection so that absorption occurs over a prolonged period.

depot injection

an intramuscular injection of a drug in an oil suspension that results in a gradual release of the medication over several days.

de·pot in·jec·tion

(dē'pō in-jek'shŭn)
An injection of a substance in a vehicle that tends to keep it at the site of injection so that absorption occurs over a prolonged period.

depot injection

A drug formulation that allows gradual absorption, over a long period, from a quantity deposited by injection under the skin or in a muscle. Many drugs and hormones can be given in this way.

de·pot in·jec·tion

(dē'pō in-jek'shŭn)
Injection of substance in a vehicle that tends to keep it at site so absorption is prolonged.
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With the addition of this expertise, BDSI believes it is well positioned to address its expanding opportunities, including with Buprenorphine Depot Injection and the continuing examination of Clonidine Topical Gel as well as other future product development opportunities.
Goserelin depot injections lengthened the time to pelvic pain recurrence in women undergoing surgery for symptomatic endometriosis, reported Dr.
Other therapies involve the use of gonadotropin hormone releasing agonists with administration regimens ranging from low-dosage daily injections to high-dosage implants or depot injections of 3 to 4-months duration.
alone and is currently dominated by shorter duration depot injections or implants, led by Lupron Depot(R) (leuprolide acetate) from TAP Pharmaceutical Products Inc.
S market for LHRH treatments of prostate cancer is estimated at over $1 billion, but is dominated by 4-month and shorter duration depot injections and implants.
However, this market has been dominated by four-month and shorter duration depot injections or implants.
The Company believes the requirement for additional data relates to a reaction immediately following the injection and is a known rare complication of oil-based depot injections.
Mapi is focused on developing innovative delivery systems for pharmaceuticals such as long acting depot injections.
However, this market is dominated by 4-month and shorter duration depot injections or implants, led by Lupron Depot(R) (leuprolide acetate for depot suspension) from TAP Pharmaceutical Products Inc.
The main form of treatment consists of anti-psychotic drugs, some available as long-acting injections - called depot injections - into a muscle resulting in a slow, steady release of the drug into the bloodstream.
They'll scrap the poorly tolerated patch in favor of either a gel preparation or 3-month depot injections, which patients most prefer.

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