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Details for Patent: 6,399,079

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Summary for Patent: 6,399,079
Title: Spill resistant pharmaceutical compositions in semi-solid form
Abstract:A spill-resistant pharmaceutical formulation for oral administration from a squeezable container comprises a pharmaceutical agent in a suitable vehicle comprising a liquid base and a thickening agent, the formulation consisting of mutually compatible components and having the following properties: a viscosity within the range of about 7500 to about 12,500 cps using a Brookfield Viscometer with a `C` spindle with Helipath movement at a spindle speed of 10 rpm and 20-25.degree. C., a viscometric yield value of a semi-solid, a spill-resistant consistency permitting the composition to be squeezed by light manual pressure through a channel, to spread in a spoon bowl sufficiently quickly for accurate measurement, and to remain in the spoon bowl without spilling on spoon inversion, tilting at 90 degrees, and vibration, homogeneity such that the components do not separate under conditions of use, and a storage stability such that the foregoing properties are retained for at least two years shelf life. A method for producing a formulation for a spill-resistant pharmaceutical composition comprises combining a per-unit dose effective amount of a pharmaceutical agent with suitable vehicle components comprising a liquid base and a thickening agent, and testing the formulation for acceptance criteria.
Inventor(s): Mehta; Rakesh (Nanuet, NY), Moros; Dan (Larchmont, NY)
Assignee: Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (IL)
Application Number:09/549,148
Patent Claim Types:
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Formulation; Dosage form; Composition;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 6,399,079

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Patent Submitted
Taro FLO-PRED prednisolone acetate SUSPENSION;ORAL 022067-001 Jan 17, 2008 DISCN No No ➤ Sign Up ➤ Sign Up Y ➤ Sign Up
Taro FLO-PRED prednisolone acetate SUSPENSION;ORAL 022067-002 Jan 17, 2008 DISCN No No ➤ Sign Up ➤ Sign Up Y ➤ Sign Up
Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Patent Submitted

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6,355,258 Method for formulating spill resistant pharmaceutical compositions in semi-solid form ➤ Sign Up
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