sustained release


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sustained release

sustained release

The delivery of a drug from a tablet or other reservoir over many hours or days (instead of minutes or hours), to provide a durable therapeutic effect.
See also: release
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The application of lipids in sustained release formulations is a growing area of interest.
The company said that the '703 patent includes claims directed to methods of improving lower extremity function and walking and increasing walking speed in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) by administering less than 15 mg of sustained release 4-aminopyridine (dalfampridine) twice daily.
M2 EQUITYBITES-November 14, 2013-AP Pharma starts programme to expand range of sustained release products(C)2013 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
Pharmaceutical company pSivida Corp (NASDAQ:PSDV)(ASX:PVA) stated on Monday the launch of ILUVIEN, the first sustained release pharmaceutical product for the treatment of chronic diabetic macular edema (DME), in private pay and privately insured patients in the UK.
Three of the four sustained release devices for retinal diseases is introduced by pSivida that have been approved in either the US or Europe, the most recent being ILUVIENA, partnered with Alimera and approved in multiple EU countries.
Biotechnology company United Therapeutics Corporation (NASDAQ:UTHR) stated on Tuesday that its new drug application (NDA) for treprostinil diethanolamine sustained release tablets for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension is now under review.

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