Patent Number: 8,795,634

Title: Absorption of therapeutic agents across mucosal membranes or the skin

Abstract: Absorption of a therapeutic agent across a mucosal membrane or the skin can be enhanced using an absorption enhancer comprising a hydroxy fatty acid ester of polyethylene glycol.

Inventors: Illum; Lisbeth (Nottingham, GB), Jordan; Faron Michael (Coalville, GB), Lewis; Andrew Lester (Nottingham, GB)

Assignee: Critical Pharmaceuticals Limited

International Classification: A61K 9/12 (20060101); A61K 47/14 (20060101); A61K 31/7088 (20060101); A61K 39/00 (20060101); A61P 29/00 (20060101); A61P 1/08 (20060101); A61P 11/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/05/12018