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Details for Patent: 5,698,226
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) |
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|Formulation; Dosage form; Device; Composition; |
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