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Generated: May 27, 2018

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Details for Patent: 4,173,626

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Summary for Patent: 4,173,626
Title: Sustained release indomethacin
Abstract:A sustained release indomethacin pharmaceutical product is provided that utilizes a pellet formulation encapsulated in a hard gelatin capsule. A portion of the pellets is uncoated for immediate and rapid release of indomethacin for elevating the plasma level. The remainder of the pellets are coated with a polymer to sustain the plasma level. The uncoated and coated pellets may be mixed with non-medicated pellets as a capsule filler.
Inventor(s): Dempski; Robert E. (Dresher, PA), Mehta; Gunvant N. (Lansdale, PA), Saboe; Joseph C. (Norristown, PA)
Assignee: Merck & Co., Inc. (Rahway, NJ)
Application Number:05/968,608
Patent Claim Types:
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Formulation; Dosage form; Composition;

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