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Title:
SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR TRANSDERMAL VACCINE DELIVERY
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO2005044366
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
A system and method for trandermally delivering a vaccine to a patient including an iontophoresis delivery device having a donor electrode, a Counter electrode, and electric circuitry for supplying iontophoresis energy to the electrodes, and a non-electroactive microprojection member having a plurality of stratum corneum-piercing microprojections extending therefrom. The vaccine can be contained in a hydrogel formulation in an agent reservoir disposed proximate the donor electrode, in a biocompatible coating that is disposed on the microprojections or in both.

Inventors:
SUBRAMONY JANARDHANAN (US)
PHIPPS JOSEPH B (US)
CORMIER MICHEL J N (US)
WIDERA GEORG (US)
Application Number:
PCT/US2004/034924
Publication Date:
March 16, 2006
Filing Date:
October 21, 2004
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Assignee:
ALZA CORP (US)
SUBRAMONY JANARDHANAN (US)
PHIPPS JOSEPH B (US)
CORMIER MICHEL J N (US)
WIDERA GEORG (US)
International Classes:
A61B17/20; A61K39/02; A61M37/00; A61N1/30; A61B17/00; A61K9/00; A61N; (IPC1-7): A61K9/14; A61B17/20; A61J1/00
Foreign References:
US20020177839A12002-11-28
Other References:
See also references of EP 1680178A4
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