Intranasal medication delivery device and method of use thereof

  • US 9,949,989 B2
  • Filed: 04/15/2015
  • Issued: 04/24/2018
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/16/2014
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. An intranasal treatment method for nasal tissues within a nasal cavity of a patient, the nasal tissues including a superior turbinate, a middle turbinate, and an inferior turbinate, each turbinate extending anteroposteriorly, comprising the steps of:

  • providing a medicine, the medicine including an amount of a corticosteroid;

    depositing the medicine adjacent one of the superior turbinate, middle turbinate, and inferior turbinate;

    depositing a first portion of medicine adjacent the superior turbinate;

    depositing a second portion of medicine adjacent the middle turbinate; and

    depositing a third portion medicine adjacent the inferior turbinate; and

    depositing the medicine in a first phase state having a first viscosity, wherein the medicine heats up within the nasal cavity and transitions into a second phase state having a second viscosity, wherein second viscosity is lower than the first viscosity.

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