The osmotic pump: novel research tool for optimizing drug regimens.

@article{Eckenhoff1981TheOP,
  title={The osmotic pump: novel research tool for optimizing drug regimens.},
  author={B Eckenhoff and S. I. Yum},
  journal={Biomaterials},
  year={1981},
  volume={2 2},
  pages={89-97}
}
Evaluation and selection of drugs, and determination of the optimal regimen, for controlled-release pharmaceutical products necessitate the reassessment of the pharmacology of drugs delivered at controlled rates. We have developed osmotic pumps for this purpose. These pumps, 1- and 2-week duration implants for animal studies, and 12- and 24-hour forms for… CONTINUE READING