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Generated: May 22, 2018

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Details for Patent: 5,948,438

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Summary for Patent: 5,948,438
Title: Pharmaceutical formulations having improved disintegration and/or absorptivity
Abstract:An oral solid dosage form, comprising a compressed tablet including an excipient comprising (a) microcrystalline cellulose; and (b) a compressibility augmenting agent which (I) physically restricts the proximity of the interface between adjacent cellulose surfaces (e.g., silicon dioxide); or (ii) inhibits interactions between adjacent cellulose surfaces (e.g., sodium lauryl sulfate); or (iii) accomplishes both (i) and (ii) above; together with an active agent, is disclosed which provides improved disintegration and/or absorptivity to the oral solid dosage form when orally administered to human patients. The excipient comprises agglomerated particles of said microcrystalline cellulose and said compressibility augmenting agent in intimate association with each other.
Inventor(s): Staniforth; John N. (Bath, GB), Sherwood; Bob E. (Amenia, NY), Hunter; Edward A. (Glenham, NY)
Assignee: Edward Mendell Co., Inc. (Patterson, NY)
Application Number:08/868,744
Patent Litigation and PTAB cases: See patent lawsuits and PTAB cases for patent 5,948,438
Patent Claim Types:
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Dosage form; Composition;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 5,948,438

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