Immediate/delayed drug delivery

Alexander Mullen (Inventor), Howard Stevens (Inventor), Sarah Eccleston (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


In one aspect, the present invention is concerned with a treatment where it is desired that an active agent is designed to be released immediately following administration and again at a time point some time after administration of the active agent. The present invention is particularly suited to administering an agent which may be released before sleep and whilst a subject is sleeping. As well as treating certain conditions by a particular regime, the invention also provides novel formulations for an immediate, followed by a delayed release of drug.
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberUS2013017262 (A1)
Priority date5/03/10
Publication statusPublished - 17 Mar 2013


  • drug delivery
  • oral drug delivery
  • controlled drug delivery


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