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Summary for Patent: 6,350,468
Title: Double capsule for the administration of active principles in multiple therapies
Abstract:A pharmaceutical dosage form particularly suitable for the administration of active principles in multiple therapies is disclosed. The pharmaceutical dosage form is a double capsule where in an internal capsule is placed inside an external one. Each internal and external capsule includes one or more active principles. A double capsule according to the invention is preferably used in triple or quadruple therapies against the microorganisms Helicobacter Pylori. Advantages of this pharmaceutical dosage form consist in providing a simple posology for administration of two and more active principles, allowing the active principles to activate at the right intervals of time and in the preestablished quantities, and preventing interactions between active principles. In a preferred embodiment of the invention, the pharmaceutical dosage form has an external capsule containing bismuth subcitrate and metronidazole, and an internal capsule containing tetracycline and optionally omeprazole, which is used in therapy for eradication of Helicobacter pylori.
Inventor(s): Sanso; Giovanni (Milan, IT)
Assignee: Axcan Pharma Inc. (Quebec, CA)
Application Number:09/581,721
Patent Claim Types:
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Compound; Dosage form; Composition;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 6,350,468

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Foreign Priority and PCT Information for Patent: 6,350,468

Foriegn Application Priority Data
Foreign Country Foreign Patent Number Foreign Patent Date
ItalyMI97A2788Dec 17, 1997
PCT Information
PCT FiledDecember 14, 1998PCT Application Number:PCT/EP98/08167
PCT Publication Date:June 24, 1999PCT Publication Number: WO99/30693

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Austria 254910 See Plans and Pricing
Australia 2413599 See Plans and Pricing
Australia 743090 See Plans and Pricing
Brazil 9812803 See Plans and Pricing
Canada 2315408 See Plans and Pricing
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