Metering and packaging of controlled release medication

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7404968
APP PUB NO 20040142036A1
SERIAL NO

10756124

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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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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
* 2009/0232,886 ORAL DOSAGE COMBINATION PHARMACEUTICAL PACKAGING 12 2009
 
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TAILORPILL TECHNOLOGIES, LLC (3)
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