|Title:||Pharmaceutical excipient having improved compressibility|
|Abstract:||A composition, comprising (a) microcrystalline cellulose; and (b) a compressibility augmenting agent which (i) physically restricts the proximity of the interface between adjacent cellulose surfaces; or (ii) inhibits interactions between adjacent cellulose surfaces; or (iii) accomplishes both (i) and (ii) above, is disclosed. The composition is in the form of agglomerated particles of microcrystalline cellulose and the compressibility augmenting agent in intimate association with each other.|
|Inventor(s):||Staniforth; John N. (Bath, GB), Hunter; Edward A. (Glenham, NY), Sherwood; Bob E. (Amenia, NY)|
|Assignee:||Edward Mendell Co., Inc. (Patterson, NY)|
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|Composition; Compound; Dosage form; Use; Formulation;|
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