.

Deeper Knowledge, Faster

  • Analyze global market entry opportunities
  • Predict branded drug patent expiration
  • Drug patents in 130+ countries

► See Plans & Pricing

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

Serving 500+ biopharmaceutical companies globally:

Chubb
AstraZeneca
Merck
Queensland Health
Colorcon
Fuji
Daiichi Sankyo
US Army
Harvard Business School
Mallinckrodt

Generated: July 25, 2017

DrugPatentWatch Database Preview

Details for Patent: ► Subscribe

« Back to Dashboard

Details for Patent: ► Subscribe

Title: Controlled release of steroids from sugar coatings
Abstract:A sugar coating composition for application to a compressed medicinal tablet comprising a sugar, a dose of a hormonal steroid and a steroid release rate controlling amount of microcrystalline cellulose.
Inventor(s): Barcomb; Reginald J. (Mooers Forks, NY)
Assignee: American Home Products Corporation (Madison, NJ)
Filing Date:Apr 10, 1996
Application Number:08/631,876
Claims:1. A sugar coating composition for application to a compressed medicinal tablet comprising a sugar, a loading dose of a hormonal steroid and a steroid release rate controlling amount of microcrystalline cellulose.

2. A sugar coating composition of claim 1 in which the sugar is sucrose.

3. A sugar coating composition of claim 1 in which said hormonal steroid is medroxyprogesterone acetate, levonorgestrel, gestodene, medrogestone, estradiol, estriol, ethinylestradiol, mestranol, estrone, dienestrol, hexestrol, diethylstilbestrol, progesterone, desogestrel, norgestimate, hydroxyprogesterone, norethindrone, norethindone acetate, norgestrel, megestrol acetate, methyltestosterone, ethylestrenol, methandienone, oxandrolone or trimegestone.

4. A sugar coating composition of claim 1 comprising sucrose, from about 0.1% to about 3% microcrystalline cellulose, by weight, polyvinylpyrrolidone in an amount of from 0 to about 5% by weight, a hormonal steroid in an amount of from about 0.1 to about 20% by weight and water of solution.
« Back to Dashboard

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

Serving 500+ biopharmaceutical companies globally:

Express Scripts
AstraZeneca
Healthtrust
McKinsey
Citi
Accenture
Dow
Deloitte
Teva
US Department of Justice

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.

Copyright 2002-2017 thinkBiotech LLC
ISSN: 2162-2639

Secure SSL Encrypted Heap | Mobile and Web Analytics

Follow DrugPatentWatch:



Google
Twitter
Google Plus
botpot