Medicament cartridge

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7846146
APP PUB NO 20080228148A1
SERIAL NO

12076333

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Abstract

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Many of those having diabetes take a combination of slow and fast acting types of insulin. It is important that the different forms of medicament do not become confused. To this end, a medicament cartridge is provided comprising a sleeve having a bottleneck providing a flange at a first end, a fluid impermeable membrane secured across the first end by a metal cap beaded beneath the flange, and a displaceable piston located internally of the sleeve towards a second end of the sleeve, a collar located against an external periphery of the cartridge housing beneath the flange and an adaptor top press fit over the cap and the collar, the adaptor top being provided with means to act upon the collar thereby to retain the adaptor top on the sleeve.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
SANOFI-AVENTIS DEUTSCHLAND GMBHFRANKFURT AM MAIN1306

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Adams, Lee Simon Warwick, GB 4 49
Langley, Christopher Nigel Warwickshire, GB 62 834
Woolston, Robert Warwick, GB 36 667

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
M.D., INC. (1)
5226901 Composite anesthetic article and method of use 19 1991
 
ASTRA PHARMACEUTICALS PTY. LTD. (1)
5135514 Plastic cartridge and syringe 36 1989
 
Arzneimittel GMBH Apotheker Vetter & Co. Ravensburg (1)
5989227 Prefilled syringe with sterility-preserving cap 54 1998
 
DUOJECT MEDICAL SYSTEMS INC. (1)
5709666 Syringe 40 1994
 
NOVO NORDISK A/S (3)
5554134 Cap for an ampoule of an injection unit 56 1994
6126646 Adaptor top 25 1997
6004297 Injection syringe 166 1999
 
SANOFI WINTHROP, INC. (1)
5389086 Safety cannula 53 1992
 
ELI LILLY AND COMPANY (2)
* 5334162 Cartridge assembly for a lyophilized compound forming a disposable portion of an injector pen and method for same 53 1993
5454786 Cartridge assembly for a lyophilized compound forming a disposable portion of an injector pen and method for same 26 1994
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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
PICOLIFE TECHNOLOGIES, LLC (4)
8807169 Flow control system for a micropump 0 2011
8663538 Method of making a membrane for use with a flow control system for a micropump 0 2011
8771229 Cartridge system for delivery of medicament 1 2011
8790307 Drug delivery device and methods therefor 5 2012
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