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Number: 424/422
Name: Drug, bio-affecting and body treating compositions > Preparations characterized by special physical form > Implant or insert
Description: Subject matter in which the composition is in a special physical form to adapt for implanting or inserting in the living body wherein the composition releases an active pharmaceutical ingredient in a sustained or differential manner.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
424/434 Mucosal (e.g., nasal, etc.) 845
424/427 Ocular 668
424/437 Otic 83
424/423 Surgical implant or material 2,817
424/430 Vaginal, urethral, uterine 427

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8377460 Method for modifying the wettability and/or other biocompatibility characteristics of a surface of a biological material by the application of gas cluster ion beam technology and biological ma Feb. 19, 2013
8377423 Tooth whitening compositions and methods Feb. 19, 2013
8372420 Compositions and methods for coating medical implants Feb. 12, 2013
8367091 Coatings for implantable medical devices Feb. 5, 2013
8367090 Coating on a balloon comprising a polymer and a drug Feb. 5, 2013
8361489 Implantable devices for producing insulin Jan. 29, 2013
8361488 Methods and compositions for controlled release oral dosage of a vitamin D compound Jan. 29, 2013
8360065 Occlusion of fallopian tubes in a vertebrate subject Jan. 29, 2013
8357385 Combination therapy for the treatment of bacterial infections Jan. 22, 2013
8357384 Bone matrix compositions and methods Jan. 22, 2013
8354119 Resorbable extracellular matrix containing collagen I and collagen II for reconstruction of cartilage Jan. 15, 2013
8349796 Methods for treatment of distraction osteogenesis using PDGF Jan. 8, 2013
8349374 Inhibition of angiogenesis and destruction of angiogenic vessels with extracts of noni juice (Morinda citrifolia) Jan. 8, 2013
8349350 Coatings for drug delivery devices Jan. 8, 2013
8349348 Biocompatible phase invertible proteinaceous compositions and methods for making and using the same Jan. 8, 2013
8349347 Capsule medication administration system and medication administration method Jan. 8, 2013
8344042 Biodegradable synthetic bone composites Jan. 1, 2013
8343758 Bio-artificial materials with tuneable properties Jan. 1, 2013
8343516 Solid drug tablets for implantable drug delivery devices Jan. 1, 2013
8343514 Sol-gel nanostructured titania reservoirs for use in the controlled release of drugs in the central nervous system and method of synthesis Jan. 1, 2013
8343212 Polymer coatings on medical devices Jan. 1, 2013
8338545 Multi-arm block copolymers as drug delivery vehicles Dec. 25, 2012
8337896 Drug-containing nanoparticles Dec. 25, 2012
8337874 Primer coating of inorganic material for implantable devices Dec. 25, 2012
8337873 Hollow and porous orthopaedic or dental implant that delivers a biological agent Dec. 25, 2012
8333984 Coatings of acrylamide-based copolymers Dec. 18, 2012
8333983 Drug delivery system Dec. 18, 2012
8333787 Vascular closure device having a flowable sealing material Dec. 18, 2012
8329203 Drug-containing implants and methods of use thereof Dec. 11, 2012
8328876 Bone matrix compositions and methods Dec. 11, 2012
8324184 Anti-adhesion composites and methods of use thereof Dec. 4, 2012
8318212 Cartilage composition and process for producing the cartilage composition Nov. 27, 2012
8318209 Loadable polymeric particles for therapeutic and/or diagnostic applications and methods of preparing and using the same Nov. 27, 2012
8318189 Capsule medication administration system and medication administration method Nov. 27, 2012
8317825 Soft tissue conduit device and method Nov. 27, 2012
8314207 Method and device for purifying thermoplastic polymers Nov. 20, 2012
8313760 Compositions and methods for coating medical implants Nov. 20, 2012
8313759 Implantable or insertable medical devices containing miscible polymer blends for controlled delivery of a therapeutic agent Nov. 20, 2012
8309112 Coatings for implantable medical devices comprising hydrophilic substances and methods for fabricating the same Nov. 13, 2012
8309106 Composition for repair of defects in osseous tissues Nov. 13, 2012
RE43793 Endosseous implant Nov. 6, 2012
8304498 Medical devices comprising a modified polyamide Nov. 6, 2012
8303976 Inorganic shaped bodies and methods for their production and use Nov. 6, 2012
8303974 Drug delivery system for the prevention of cerebral vasospasm Nov. 6, 2012
8303971 Preparation for regeneration of postoperative, post-traumatic bone defects and method for implantation of this preparation Nov. 6, 2012
8303536 Implantable delivery device Nov. 6, 2012
8298562 Sustained delivery of an active agent using an implantable system Oct. 30, 2012
8298561 Rapid establishment and/or termination of substantial steady-state drug delivery Oct. 30, 2012
8298560 Methods and compositions for repair of cartilage using an in vivo bioreactor Oct. 30, 2012
8293318 Methods for modulating the release rate of a drug-coated stent Oct. 23, 2012

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