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Details for Patent: 5,698,226

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Summary for Patent: 5,698,226

Title: Water-dispersible tablets
Abstract:A water-dispersible tablet comprises an active compound such as acyclovir or lamotrigine and a dispersing agent. The dispersing agent is a swellable clay such as a smectite, e.g. Veegum F or bentonite, and is generally present within the granules of the tablet to provide a tablet which is capable of dispersing in water within 3 minutes to provide a dispersion which will pass through a 710 .mu.m sieve. The tablet can be optionally film-coated in which case the dispersion time is less than 5 minutes.
Inventor(s): Fielden; Krystyna Elzbieta (Dartford, GB)
Assignee: Glaxo Wellcome Inc. (Research Triangle Park, NC)
Application Number:08/659,316
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