|Title:||Pharmaceutical compositions comprising cyclosporins|
|Abstract:||Pharmaceutical compositions comprising a cyclosporin, e.g. Ciclosporin or [Nva].sup.2 -Ciclosporin, in "microemulsion pre-concentrate" and microemulsion form. The compositions typically comprise (1.1) a C.sub.1-5 alkyl or tetrahydrofurfuryl di- or partial-ether of a low molecular weight mono- or poly-oxy-alkane diol, e.g. Transcutol or Glycofurol, as hydrophilic component. Compositions are also provided comprising a cyclosporin and (1.1) and, suitably, also a saccharide monoester, e.g. raffinose or saccharose monolaurate. Dosage forms include topical formulations and, in particular, oral dosage forms.|
|Inventor(s):||Hauer; Birgit (Lahr, DE), Meinzer; Armin (Munzingen, DE), Posanski; Ulrich (Freiburg, DE), Richter; Friedrich (Schonbush-Urtenen, CH)|
|Assignee:||Novartis AG (Basel, CH)|
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Back Citations: 49th percentile
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|Patent Number||Expiration Date|
|5,916,589||June 29, 2011|
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