Patent Number: 6,165,509

Title: Pegylated drug complexed with bioadhesive polymer suitable for drug delivery and methods relating thereto

Abstract: PEGylated drugs complexed with bioadhesive polymers, wherein the PEGylated drugs comprise a polyethylene glycol covalently bonded to the drugs are disclosed. The PEGylated drug/bioadhesive polyner complex and compositions thereof may be topically administered to body fluids or mucosal tissues. Methods of administering the PEGylated drug/bioadhesive polymer complex and compositions thereof to an animal are also disclosed.

Inventors: Hoffman; Allan S. (Seattle, WA), Hayashi; Yoshiki (Mishima, JP)

Assignee: University of Washington

International Classification: A61K 9/00 (20060101); A61K 047/34 (); A61K 047/32 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017