US Patent Number
The invention provides a novel method of administering narcotic antagonists, narcotic analgesics and related compounds, and novel dosage forms containing those compounds which are adapted for nasal administration. The nasal dosage forms disclosed include solutions, suspensions, gels and ointments. Especially preferred compounds which can be advantageously administered in accordance with the invention include naloxone, naltrexone, nalbuphine, levorphanol, buprenorphine, butorphanol, Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), cannabidiol (CBD) and levonantradol.
University of Kentucky Research Foundation, Lexington, Ky.
Hussain, Anwar A., "Method of Administering Narcotic Antagonists and Analgesics and Novel Dosage Forms Containing Same" (1984). Pharmaceutical Sciences Faculty Patents. 140.