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Claims for Patent: 7,037,525

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Claims for Patent: 7,037,525

Title:Oxacarbazepine film-coated tablets
Abstract:The invention relates to formulations, e.g. film-coated tablets containing oxcarbazepine and to processes for the production of said formulations. The film-coated tablets have a tablet core comprising a therapeutically effective dose of oxacarbazepine being in a finely ground form having a mean particle size of from 4 to 12 .mu.m (median value), and a hydrophilic permeable outer coating.
Inventor(s): Schlutermann; Burkhard (Au, DE)
Assignee: Novartis AG (Basel, CH)
Application Number:10/429,634
Patent Claims: 1. A method of treating seizures, which comprises administering a formulation of oxacarbazepine having improved bioavailability, wherein said oxacarbazepine consists essentially of oxacarbazepine having a maximum residue on a 40 .mu.m sieve of less than or equal to 5%.

2. The method according to claim 1 wherein said maximum residue on a 40 .mu.m sieve is less than or equal to 5%.

3. The method according to claim 1 wherein said formulation is substantially free from particles greater than or equal to 40 .mu.m in size.

4. The method according to claim 1 wherein the seizures results from the onset of epilepsy.

5. A method of treating seizures, comprising oral administration of a formulation of oxacarbazepine, wherein said formulation comprise a therapeutically effective dose of oxacarbazepine and wherein said oxacarbazepine has a median particle size of approximately 2 .mu.m to 12 .mu.m.

6. The method according to claim 5 wherein said oxacarbazepine has a median particle size of approximately 4 .mu.m to 10 .mu.m.

7. The method according to claim 5 wherein said oxacarbazepine has a median particle size of approximately 6 .mu.m to 8 .mu.m.

8. The method according to claim 5 wherein said oxacarbazepine has a maximum residue on a 40 .mu.m sieve of less than or equal to 5%.

9. The method according to claim 5 wherein said oxacarbazepine has a maximum residue on a 40 .mu.m sieve of less than or equal to 2%.

10. The method of claim 1, wherein said oxacarbazepine has a median particle sie of approximately 2 .mu.m to 12 .mu.m.
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