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- Patents > 2010-04-29 > SECTION A HUMAN NECESSITIES > MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE > DEVICES FOR INTRODUCING MEDIA INTO, OR ONTO, THE BODY; DEVICES FOR TRANSDUCING BODY MEDIA OR FOR TAKING MEDIA FROM THE BODY; DEVICES FOR PRODUCING OR ENDING SLEEP OR STUPOR
DRUG CARTRIDGE FOR DELIVERING A DRUG DEPOT COMPRISING SUPERIOR AND INFERIOR COVERS
A drug cartridge is provided for delivering a drug pellet to a site beneath the skin of a patient, the drug cartridge comprising: two or more chambers, each chamber holding a drug pellet and having a proximal end and a distal end, the proximal end of the chamber having an opening to receive the drug pellet and a plunger, the distal end of the chamber having an opening for receiving the plunger and passage of the drug pellet, superior and inferior locking covers disposed on at least one chamber opening, wherein movement of the plunger to an extended position moves the drug pellet within the chamber of the cartridge out the distal end of the chamber and out of the drug cartridge. Devices that utilize the drug cartridge are also provided.
Filed on: 2008-10-29; Application Number: 12260700