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A simple and implantable sustained release drug delivery device with an inner core containing an effective amount of a low solubility agent covered by a non-bioerodible polymer coating layer that is permeable to the low solubility agent is disclosed. A method for treating a mammal to obtain a desired local or systemic physiological or pharmacological effect by surgically implanting such a sustained release drug delivery device into a mammal in need of treatment is also disclosed.
University of Kentucky Research Foundation, Lexington, Ky.
Ashton, Paul and Pearson, Paul A., "Implantable Controlled Release Device to Deliver Drugs Directly to an Internal Portion of the Body" (1999). Ophthalmology and Visual Science Faculty Patents. 12.