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Patent: 6,200,602

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Summary for Patent: 6,200,602
Title: Composition for enhanced uptake of polar drugs from the colon
Abstract:The invention provides a drug delivery composition for colonic delivery comprising a polar drug, an absorption promoter which (a) comprises a mixture of a fatty acid having 6 to 16 carbon atoms or a salt thereof and a dispersing agent, or (b) comprises a mixture of mono/diglycerides of medium chain fatty acids and a dispersing agent, and means adapted to release the polar drug and absorption promoter in the colon following oral administration. A preferred fatty acid is capric acid or a salt thereof. Colon specific delivery can be achieved by providing the composition in a capsule, tablet or pellet which is coated with a material which dissolves in the small intestine or is degraded by the conditions in the colon.
Inventor(s): Watts; Peter James (Nottingham, GB), Illum; Lisbeth (Nottingham, GB)
Assignee: West Pharmaceutical Services Drug Delivery & Clinical Research Centre Limited (Nottingham, GB)
Application Number:09/011,306
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Details for Patent 6,200,602

Applicant Tradename Biologic Ingredient Dosage Form BLA Approval Date Patent No. Expiredate
Nps Pharmaceuticals, Inc. NATPARA parathyroid hormone For Injection 125511 2015-01-23 ⤷  Try it Free 2015-08-08
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