Make Better Decisions

  • Analyze global market entry opportunities
  • Identify first generic entrants
  • Uncover prior art in expired and abandoned patents
➤ Start Trial

or, See Plans & Pricing

Upgrade to enjoy subscriber-only features like email alerts and data export. See the Plans and Pricing

Serving leading biopharmaceutical companies globally:

Teva
Novartis
Daiichi Sankyo
Cerilliant
Federal Trade Commission
Healthtrust
Covington
McKesson
Queensland Health
Harvard Business School

Generated: January 21, 2018

DrugPatentWatch Database Preview

Claims for Patent: 6,063,802

« Back to Dashboard

Summary for Patent: 6,063,802
Title: Ondansetron freeze-dried dosage form compositions for oral administration
Abstract:The invention relates to a freeze-dried dosage form for oral administration capable of being rapidly disintegrated in the mouth comprising ondansetron in the form of its free base or a pharmaceutically acceptable solvate thereof and one or more pharmaceutically acceptable excipients. Methods for the manufacture of such compositions and for their use in the treatment of conditions mediated through the action of 5-hydroxytryptamine (5HT) at 5HT.sub.3 receptors are also described.
Inventor(s): Winterborn; Ian Keith (Ware, GB)
Assignee: Glaxco Wellcome Inc. (Mississauga, CA)
Application Number:09/238,165
Patent Claims: 1. A freeze-dried dosage form for oral administration capable of being rapidly disintegrated comprising ondansetron in the form of its free base or a pharmaceutically acceptable solvate thereof and one or more pharmaceutically acceptable excipients.

2. A composition according to claim 1 comprising ondansetron in the form of its free base.

3. A composition according to claim 1 wherein the amount of ondansetron, expressed as free base, is in the range 0.1 to 100 mg.

4. A composition according to claim 1 comprising ondansetron in the form of its free base, gelatin, sodium methylhydroxybenzoate, sodium propylhydroxybenzoate, strawberry flavouring aid, aspartame, and mannitol.

5. A composition according to claim 2 wherein the amount of ondansetron, expressed as free base, is in the range 0.1 to 100 mg.

6. A composition according to claim 2 comprising ondansetron in the form of its free base, gelatin, sodium methylhydroxybenzoate, sodium propylhydroxybenzoate, strawberry flavoring aid, aspartame, and mannitol.

7. A composition according to claim 3 comprising ondansetron in the form of its free base, gelatin, sodium methylhydroxybenzoate, sodium propylhydroxybenzoate, strawberry flavoring aid, aspartame, and mannitol.

8. A composition according to claim 4 which disintegrates rapidly in the mouth of a patient to which the composition has been administered.

9. A composition according to claim 1 which disintegrates in water within ten seconds.

10. A composition according to claim 9 which disintegrates in water within five seconds.

For more information try a trial or see the plans and pricing

Serving leading biopharmaceutical companies globally:

QuintilesIMS
Chubb
Dow
Moodys
Novartis
UBS
Teva
Colorcon
Mallinckrodt

Drugs may be covered by multiple patents or regulatory protections. All trademarks and applicant names are the property of their respective owners or licensors. Although great care is taken in the proper and correct provision of this service, thinkBiotech LLC does not accept any responsibility for possible consequences of errors or omissions in the provided data. The data presented herein is for information purposes only. There is no warranty that the data contained herein is error free. thinkBiotech performs no independent verifification of facts as provided by public sources nor are attempts made to provide legal or investing advice. Any reliance on data provided herein is done solely at the discretion of the user. Users of this service are advised to seek professional advice and independent confirmation before considering acting on any of the provided information. thinkBiotech LLC reserves the right to amend, extend or withdraw any part or all of the offered service without notice.

botpot