Metering and packaging of controlled release medication

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 6702683
APP PUB NO 20020142035A1
SERIAL NO

10044612

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Controlled quantities of powdered medication are formed in controlled release packages using electrostating metering. Also provided are combination medication therapy delivery packages comprising two or more active pharmaceuticals segregated from one another in a single delivery package.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
MICRODOSE THERAPEUTX, INC.MONMOUTH JUNCTION, NJ56

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Abrams, Andrew L Westport, CT 17 873
Gumaste, Anand V Robbinsville, NJ 31 982

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NIHON PARKERIZING CO., LTD. (1)
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Innercap Technologies, Inc. (4)
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ORIEL THERAPEUTICS, INC. (4)
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MICRODOSE THERAPEUTX, INC. (8)
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8991390 Inhalation device and method 0 2011
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9539400 Inhalation device 0 2015
 
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