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DRUG DELIVERY DEVICE WITH SLIDING CARTRIDGE

Abstract

Drug depot delivery devices and methods for delivering a drug depot to a site beneath the skin of a patient are provided. In various embodiments, a device for delivering a drug depot to a site beneath the skin of a patient is provided, the device comprising: a cannula capable of insertion to the site beneath the skin of the patient and having an opening for passage of the drug depot; a drug cartridge comprising at least two chambers, wherein each chamber is configured to store and release a drug depot into the cannula when the cannula is aligned with a first chamber and the plunger. In some embodiments, the drug depot delivery device and methods provide slide-a-dose technology for delivering the drug depot to the target tissue site.

Filed on: 2008-10-29; Application Number: 12260673

Applicant(s)

Thomas A Simonton

Agent

MEDTRONIC;Attn: Noreen Johnson IP Legal Department