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Last Updated: January 27, 2023

Details for Patent: 8,580,302

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Summary for Patent: 8,580,302
Title:Pharmaceutical dosage form with multiple coatings for reduced impact of coating fractures
Abstract: The present invention relates to a pharmaceutical composition in a solid unit dosage form for oral administration in a human or lower animal comprising: a. a safe and effective amount of a therapeutically active agent; b. an inner coating layer selected from the group consisting of poly(methacrylic acid, methyl methacrylate) 1:2, poly(methacrylic acid, methyl methacrylate) 1:1, and mixtures thereof; and c. an outer coating layer comprising an enteric polymer or film coating material; wherein the inner coating layer is not the same as the outer coating layer; wherein if the inner coating layer is poly(methacrylic acid, methyl methacrylate) 1:1 then the outer coating layer is not poly(methacrylic acid, methyl methacrylate) 1:2 or is not a mixture of poly(methacrylic acid, methyl methacrylate) 1:1 and poly(methacrylic acid, methyl methacrylate) 1:2; and wherein the inner coating layer and the outer coating layer do not contain any therapeutically active agent. This invention further relates to a method of maintaining the desired site of delivery of a therapeutic agent in the gastrointestinal tract by administering the above compositions to a human or lower animal.
Inventor(s): Dittmar; Gregory Paul (Norwich, NY), Amante; Joseph Michael (Norwich, NY), Cronk; Tony Ryan (Mishawaka, IN), Newby; Daniel Gary (South New Berlin, NY)
Assignee: Warner Chilcott Company, LLC (Fajardo, PR)
Application Number:11/070,995
Patent Litigation and PTAB cases: See patent lawsuits and PTAB cases for patent 8,580,302
Patent Claim Types:
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Composition; Compound; Dosage form; Use; Delivery;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 8,580,302

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