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extended release

In pharmacology, the slow or gradual absorption of a drug after ingestion, e.g., one that achieves a peak concentration in the blood after about 6 hr.
See also: release
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ANDAs are being submitted to obtain regulatory approval to market these extended release versions, and this is resulting in some high profile patent infringement lawsuits.
Metoprolol succinate extended release is indicated for the treatment of hypertension, alone or in combination with other antihypertensives; the long- term treatment of angina pectoris; and the treatment of stable, symptomatic (NYHA Class II or III) heart failure of ischemic, hypertensive, or cardiomyopathic origin.
We are pleased that the FDA has recognized that our second product candidate incorporating our DETERx[TM] delivery technology, COL-172, may fulfill the significant public health need for a tamper resistant, extended release opioid product, as evidenced by the Fast Track designation.
Wilds, President and CEO of SCOLR Pharma, said, "While we are disappointed that our initial work on an extended release phenylepherine formulation does not support further commercial development, the successful completion of our second ondansetron study represents the achievement of another important milestone for our Company.
Shire submitted a New Drug Application (NDA) for guanfacine extended release on August 24, 2006.
Statements in this press release about future expectations, plans and prospects for the Company, including the Company's expectations regarding implementation of its revised sales and marketing strategy and its current development plans for an extended release formulation of BiDil, constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
is a specialty pharmaceutical company utilizing its innovative AcuForm(TM) drug delivery technology to develop novel oral products and improved, extended release formulations of existing oral drugs.
s (AMEX: ELI) marketing partner, ECR Pharmaceuticals, has launched Elite's second once-a-day allergy product, under ECR's brand LODRANE 24D, an extended release formulation of brompheniramine maleate and pseudoephedrine HCl.
6,340,475 and 6,635,280 by Ivax's extended release metformin hydrochloride tablets.
regarding Esprit's breaches of the parties' Exclusive License and Marketing Agreement for ProQuin([R])XR, a once-daily extended release formulation of ciprofloxacin for the treatment of uncomplicated urinary tract infections.
is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of extended release generic products and brand name novel formulations of existing drugs where there are less competition and higher margins.
Nasdaq:DEPO) today announced statistically significant efficacy benefits of its Gabapentin GR[TM] extended release tablets for the once daily treatment of pain in patients with diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN), a nerve disorder caused by diabetes.

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