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20110177164Pharmaceutical Compositions Comprising Amorphous Esomeprazole, Dosage Forms And Process Thereof - A stabilized pharmaceutical composition of benzimidazole compounds preferably amorphous form of esomeprazole and a process for preparing the same. The pharmaceutical compositions formulated into solid dosage forms preferably multiple unit tablet dosage forms and capsules and a method for preparing the same.07-21-2011
20090214642COATED FORMULATIONS FOR TOLTERODINE - A sustained release pharmaceutical composition comprising coating comprising at least one water-insoluble permeable polymer and at least one water soluble polymer and homogenous cores containing only tolterodine or a salt thereof and microcrystalline cellulose is described.08-27-2009
20090123535Oral Controlled Release Formulation for Sedatives and Hypnotic Agents - The present invention relates to a novel controlled release dosage form that releases therapeutic amounts of a sedative or hypnotic agent rapidly after administration and maintains therapeutic levels for about eight hours after administration.05-14-2009
20080260818Controlled Absorption of Statins in the Intestine - The present invention provides a controlled absorption formulation in which modified release of active ingredient preferentially occurs in the lower gastrointestinal tract, including the colon. The formulation supports a significantly higher bioavailability of the active ingredient into the body of the subject than can be achieved from the currently used conventional formulation, such that therapeutically significant plasma levels of statin are maintained for an extended period after administration. The formulation preferably features a core over which an outer coating is layered. The core is optionally and preferentially in the form of a tablet.10-23-2008
20080260817Compositions for the Treatment of Inflammation and Pain Using a Combination of a Cox-2 Selective Inhibitor and a Ltb4 Receptor Antagonist - The present invention provides a therapeutic composition comprising a COX-2 selective inhibitor or a prodrug thereof and an LTB10-23-2008
20090041840Positive wakeup pharmaceutical sleep system with compatible pre-bedtime administration - A novel sleep regulating pharmaceutical formulation is introduced, typically implementing two principal drugs having actions which are reversive to one another, yet incorporated into a unitary solid dosage, and prepared for oral administration before bedtime. Usually, structure is configured to initially release a calmative or other sleep-compatible substance by prompt dissolution. The initial release is followed by a specific period of delay, which in basic formulations entails no release of any drug, and which allows a nominal interval of sleep. At the terminus of the delay, a final agent is released to induce wakeup. Incorporation of agents of opposite action within a unitary dosage form renders utility which is uniquely appropriate to the invention. In a preferred embodiment, delay of release and final delivery of wakeup agent are arranged by a dialysis membrane which eventually bursts as a result of osmotic pressure generated by a hydrophilic core.02-12-2009
20120244218Calcium supplement - An oral dosage form for administration to an animal comprising a biologically utilizable form of calcium and a extended release system that maintains the calcium level in the animal's bloodstream at a substantially beneficial level for a defined period of time.09-27-2012
20130039980Time Release Capsule for Beverage - This invention relates to time-release capsules administered in beverage preparations. The present invention may be used for administration of delayed-release flavor or color enhancement of the beverage preparation. It may also be used for the oral administration of pharmaceutical compounds, vitamins, or other active compounds, including herbal ingredients, to a person or animal in a liquid beverage. This invention solves several problems associated with the blending of complex drinks and taste habituation wherein the taste intensity of a drink decreases with time. It also solves several practical problems associated with administration of compounds to a person or veterinary patient, including reduction of efficacy due to manufacturing issues, suboptimal dissolution in the digestive system, and administration of an unpleasant oral compound in a form that is displeasing to taste.02-14-2013
20090155357Alcohol Resistant Pharmaceutical Formulations - The present invention provides alcohol resistant oral dosage pharmaceutical forms and methods of using such oral dosage forms to avoid dose dumping if the dosage form is taken together with alcohol.06-18-2009
20130028969METHOD FOR STABLE AND CONTROLLED DELIVERY OF (-)-HYDROXYCITRIC ACID - The present invention provides stable encapsulated (−)-hydroxycitric acid (“HCA”)-containing compositions and methods of making the same. A method is provided by which the hygroscopic salts of HCA in their relatively pure and active forms, including especially the potassium salt, but also including the sodium salt, are rendered non-hygroscopic and stable (that is, not prone to lactonization, not readily subject to attachment to ligands which inhibit absorption or lead to excretion, and so forth) such that these HCA salts might be included in dry delivery formats, liquid delivery and in controlled-release vehicles. The nonhygroscopic salts of HCA and its derivatives likewise may be protected against acid degradation, lactonization and undesirable ligand binding when exposed to acidic environments or other challenging conditions. The method taught herein can be employed to reduce the polar/ionic qualities of HCA salts and derivatives when presented to the intestinal lumen to provide advantages in absorption.01-31-2013
20090098201Composition and Method for Treatment and Prevention of Atherosclerosis - This invention relates to an oral composition for treatment or prevention of atherosclerosis comprising a low-dose aspirin and a low-dose of statin wherein the aspirin and statin are in a slow-release formulation. The invention also relates to a method of treatment or prevention of atherosclerosis using such a composition.04-16-2009
20090238868ABUSE-RESISTANT ORAL DOSAGE FORMS AND METHOD OF USE THEREOF - An opioid-antagonist oral dosage form which does not release a therapeutically effective amount of the opioid antagonist when the oral dosage form is orally administered to a human being, but whereby a physical alteration of the oral dosage form results in a release of the therapeutically effective amount of the opioid antagonist. An embodiment of the oral dosage form includes an opioid-antagonist layer coated onto a biologically inert pellet, and a non-releasing membrane coated onto the opioid-antagonist layer. Optionally, the oral dosage form can also include an opioid agonist, such that a method of preventing the abuse of an oral dosage form of an opioid agonist is provided by forming the oral dosage form including an opioid agonist and an opioid antagonist.09-24-2009
20090232888SUSTAINED DELIVERY OF ANTIBIOTICS - The present invention is directed to compositions for the sustained delivery of an antibiotic, for example vancomycin, to achieve desirable release profiles. This application is also directed to methods of using the compositions and processes for manufacturing the compositions.09-17-2009
20090232887PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITION HAVING REDUCED ABUSE POTENTIAL - A pharmaceutical paste composition comprising an active ingredient such as an addictive substance, a controlled release agent, and a pharmaceutically suitable aqueous or non-aqueous carrier. The composition may comprise one or more of a clay, or an oily, waxy, or fatty substance. The composition may be filled into a capsule or other dispensing device. The composition may reduce dose dumping of an active ingredient. Methods of making and using the composition are also described.09-17-2009
20090011011STABLE DOSAGE FORMULATIONS OF IMIDAZOLYLALKYL-PYRIDINES - Stable formulations of imidazolylalkyl-pyridines, including controlled-release formulations.01-08-2009
20080311191Multi-Layer Tablets and Bioadhesive Dosage Forms - Bioadhesives coatings increase the gastrointestinal retention time of orally-ingested medicaments. Certain bioadhesive coatings producing a fracture strength of at least 100 N/m12-18-2008
20090074859SOLID CARRIERS FOR IMPROVED DELIVERY OF ACTIVE INGREDIENTS IN PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS - The present invention provides solid pharmaceutical compositions for improved delivery of a wide variety of pharmaceutical active ingredients contained therein or separately administered. In one embodiment, the solid pharmaceutical composition includes a solid carrier, the solid carrier including a substrate and an encapsulation coat on the substrate. The encapsulation coat can include different combinations of pharmaceutical active ingredients, hydrophilic surfactant, lipophilic surfactants and triglycerides. In another embodiment, the solid pharmaceutical composition includes a solid carrier, the solid carrier being formed of different combinations of pharmaceutical active ingredients, hydrophilic surfactants, lipophilic surfactants and triglycerides. The compositions of the present invention can be used for improved delivery of hydrophilic or hydrophobic pharmaceutical active ingredients, such as drugs, nutritional agents, cosmeceuticals and diagnostic agents.03-19-2009
20100255087 ORAL PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITION - An oral composition comprising minicapsules wherein the minicapsules comprise one or more therapeutic or prophylactic substances in a liquid, semi-liquid, or solid core. The minicapsules have release profiles to release the substance in an active form at one or more sites along the gastro-intestinal tract to maximise absorption and/or therapeutic efficiency.10-07-2010
20110300212Pharmaceutical Formulation - The present invention is directed to pharmaceutically acceptable polymeric compositions suitable for injection molding of single or multi-component pharmaceutical dosage forms comprising a plurality of drug substance containing sub-units, being capsule compartments and/or solid sub-units comprising a solid matrix of a polymer which contains a drug substance, the sub-units being connected together in the assembled dosage form by a weld between parts of the assembled dosage form.12-08-2011
20090162431Sustained release formulations containing acetaminophen and tramadol - The present invention provides a pharmaceutical dosage form for sustained release of a combination of acetaminophen and tramadol or its salts. The dosage form has an immediate release portion and a sustained release portion. The immediate release portion has about 16%-75% of the drugs. The sustained release portion includes: a. about 25%-84% of the drugs, at least one gelling polymer in an amount by weight of the total formulation of about 6% to 50%. The dosage form releases about 25% to about 60% of the drugs in the first hour, and not less than about 80% of the drugs in the first 24 hours in an intestinal fluid dissolution media using USP dissolution method II with the paddle speed between 50 rpm and 100 rpm.06-25-2009
20090202629Controlled release hydrocodone formulations - A solid oral controlled-release dosage form of hydrocodone is disclosed, the dosage form comprising an analgesically effective amount of hydrocodone or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, and controlled release material.08-13-2009
20110287095Methods of Producing Stabilized Solid Dosage Pharmaceutical Compositions Containing Morphinans - Methods for producing stabilized solid dosage form pharmaceutical compositions are provided. In particular, methods for preparing protected granules containing morphinans, and solid dosage form pharmaceutical compositions produced using the morphinan-protected granules are provided.11-24-2011
20100239665PHARMACEUTICAL NIMODIPINE COMPOSITIONS - A modified release solid dosage product comprises a plurality of minicapsules or minispheres containing nimodipine, wherein when exposed to a use environment more than 40% of the nimodipine is released within 12 hours and wherein the T09-23-2010
20110195118Process for Producing Oral Dosage Forms With Controlled Release - A process for producing solid oral dosage forms with controlled active ingredient release, comprising a mixture of 08-11-2011
20090104261Treatment for Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder - A method for treating Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in humans and the symptoms associated therewith, inattentiveness, and hyperactivity with impulsivity, using eltoprazine and related compounds is provided.04-23-2009
20090169616FORMULATION AND METHOD FOR THE RELEASE OF PAROXETINE IN THE LARGE INTESTINE - The present invention provides a delayed and/or controlled release formulation of paroxetine or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof that is formulated to release a substantial portion of the active ingredient (e.g., paroxetine) in the large intestine of an individual in need thereof. In one embodiment, the present invention provides a controlled release paroxetine composition comprising paroxetine or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, in a controlled release swallow pharmaceutical formulation, that upon administration, releases the paroxetine substantially in the large intestine. For example, the controlled release paroxetine formulation may be formulated to release greater than about 50% of the paroxetine in the large intestine.07-02-2009
20080292695CARVEDILOL FORMS, COMPOSITIONS, AND METHODS OF PREPARATION THEREOF - Disclosed are amorphous carvedilol salt forms, controlled-release carvedilol compositions, and methods of preparing the forms and compositions.11-27-2008
20100209500CONTROLLED RELEASE BUDESONIDE MINITABLETS - Embodiments of a controlled release minitablet comprise an extended release core and an optional pH dependent delayed release coating thereon, wherein the extended release core comprises budesonide, a carrier, an extended release polymer, and an acid. The budesonide may be embedded in the extended release polymer to facilitate extended release of the budesonide upon administration.08-19-2010
20110268795Compositions and methods for inducing satiety and treating non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus, prediabetic symptoms, insulin resistance and related disease states and conditions - The invention provides methods of treatment that induce satiety in a subject for a period of at least around twenty-four hours by once-daily administration to the subject of a controlled release dosage form, wherein the dosage form is administered while the subject is in the fasted state and at a time of around six to around nine hours prior to the subject's next intended meal, and wherein the dosage form comprises a controlled release composition, which comprises an enterically-coated, ileum hormone-stimulating amount of a nutritional substance and releases the majority of the nutritional substance in vivo upon reaching the subject's ileum. The invention also provides a diagnostic tool for probing the health and disease state of the ileal hormones, excess or deficiencies. The invention provides a safe vehicle for targeted deliveries of chemical, pharmaceuticals, natural substances and nutrition to the ileum. The present invention also provides a method for treating noninsulin dependent diabetes mellitus, pre-diabetic symptoms, and insulin resistance, as well as a number of disease states and conditions including gastrointestinal disorders as otherwise described herein.11-03-2011
20120070494Treatment for Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder - A method for treating Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in humans and the symptoms associated therewith, inattentiveness, and hyperactivity with impulsivity, using eltoprazine and related compounds is provided.03-22-2012
20100151014PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITION - Provided herein are pharmaceutical compositions comprising an antagonist, an agonist, a seal coat, and a sequestering polymer, wherein the antagonist, agonist, seal coat and at least one sequestering polymer are all components of a single unit, and wherein the seal coat forms a layer physically separating the antagonist from the agonist from one another. Methods for manufacturing such a pharmaceutical composition are also provided. Methods for treating pain using such compositions are also demonstrated.06-17-2010
20090311318SUBSTITUTED (S)-BENZOXAZINONES - The present invention provides enantiomerically pure substituted (S)-benzoxazinone compounds and an extended release formulation of the compounds. The compounds exhibit potent renin inhibition activities and improved bioavailability.12-17-2009
20090011010CONTROLLED RELEASE AND TASTE MASKING ORAL PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITION - Controlled release and taste masking compositions containing one or more active principles inglobated in a three-component matrix structure, i.e. a structure formed by successive amphiphilic, lipophilic or inert matrices and finally inglobated or dispersed in hydrophilic matrices. The use of a plurality of systems for the control of the dissolution of the active ingredient modulates the dissolution rate of the active ingredient in aqueous and/or biological fluids, thereby controlling the release kinetics in the gastrointestinal tract.01-08-2009
20090196921Compositions Methods and Kits For Enhancing Immune Response To A Respiratory Condition - Disclosed herein are compositions for treating a respiratory condition, preferably by enhancing immune response in a mammal, the compositions including a therapeutic amount of a probiotic strain of bacteria and a therapeutic amount of an additional component. Also included are methods of treating a respiratory condition, preferably by enhancing immune response, in a mammal. Kits containing the compositions, and instructions for applying the methods are also included. The method includes orally administering to the mammal a therapeutic amount of a probiotic strain of bacteria and a therapeutic amount of an additional component.08-06-2009
20090004263Modified release preparations containing oxcarbazepine and derivatives thereof - Controlled-release preparations of oxcarbazepine and derivatives thereof for once-a-day administration are disclosed. The inventive compositions comprise solubility- and/or release enhancing agents to provide tailored drug release profiles, preferably sigmoidal release profiles. Methods of treatment comprising the inventive compositions are also disclosed.01-01-2009
20100239666Process for producing mouldings from (meth) acrylate copolymers by means of injection moulding - The invention relates to a process for producing mouldings by injection moulding the steps in the process being a) melting and mixing of a (meth)acrylate copolymer composed of from 85 to 98% by weight of C1-C4-alkyl (meth)acrylates capable of free-radical polymerization and from 15 to 2% by weight of (meth)acrylate monomers having a quaternary ammonium group in the alkyl radical, with from 10 to 25% by weight of a plasticizer, and also from 10 to 50% by weight of a dryers [sic] and/or from 0.1 to 3% by weight of a release agent, and, where appropriate, with other conventional pharmaceutical additives or auxiliaries and/or with an active pharmaceutical ingredient, b) devolatilizing the mixture at temperatures of at least 120° C., thus reducing the content of the low-boiling constituents with a vapour pressure of at least 1.9 bar at 120° C. to not more than 0.5% by weight, and c) injecting the devolatilized mixture at a temperature of from 80 to 160° C. into the mould of an injection moulding system and removing the resultant moulding from the mould.09-23-2010
20110111021PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATION - The present invention provides a pharmaceutical preparation including a compartment containing a renin inhibitor as a pharmacologically active ingredient, and a compartment containing an HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor as a pharmacologically active ingredient, wherein one compartment is a prior-release compartment and the other compartment is a delayed-release compartment. The combination preparation of the present invention can deliver a renin inhibitor and an HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor with a time interval at a specific speed, thus reducing undesirable side-effects, improving the drug efficacy and promoting the patient compliance. Further, the pharmaceutical preparation of the present invention has pharmacological, clinical, scientific and economical advantages in the prevention or treatment of metabolic syndromes, cardiovascular diseases, renal diseases and the like, as compared with the complex drug regimens in which medicament ingredients are taken individually or simultaneously.05-12-2011
20120141584Multilayer Minitablets - Multilayer minitablets for oral administration of an active pharmaceutical ingredient which release the active pharmaceutical ingredient at different pH ranges and/or in different release profiles are described.06-07-2012
20120141583ALCOHOL RESISTANT DOSAGE FORMS - Opioid controlled release formulation resistant to alcohol extraction of the opioid.06-07-2012
20100221327Nanoparticulate azelnidipine formulations - The present invention is directed to compositions comprising a nanoparticulate azelnidipine, or a salt or derivative thereof, having improved bioavailability. The nanoparticulate azelnidipine particles of the composition have an effective average particle size of less than about 2000 nm and are useful in the treatment of hypertension and related diseases.09-02-2010
20100272795SUSTAINED RELEASE AMINOPYRIDINE COMPOSITION - A pharmaceutical composition which comprises a therapeutically effective amount of a aminopyridine dispersed in a release matrix, including, for example, a composition that can be formulated into a stable, sustained-release oral dosage formulation, such as a tablet which provides, upon administration to a patient, a therapeutically effective plasma level of the aminopyridine for a period of at least 12 hours, preferably 24 hours or more and the use of the composition to treat various neurological diseases.10-28-2010
20110123612PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATION CONTAINING NON-DIHYDROPYRIDINE CALCIUM CHANNEL BLOCKER AND ANGIOTENSIN-2 RECEPTOR BLOCKER - The present invention provides a pharmaceutical formulation comprising an immediate-release compartment containing an angiotensin-2 receptor blocker (ARB) as a pharmacologically active ingredient and an extended-release compartment containing a non-dihydropyridine calcium channel blocker as a pharmacologically active ingredient. Since the disclosed formulation enables the release of the two ingredients at a different time, it reduces side effects and increases the effects of the drug more than the case of separately administering the ingredients each at the same time. In addition, the formulation maximizes the effects of drug at the time of day when the complication risk of cardiovascular system diseases is highest.05-26-2011
20110008425Treatment for Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder - A method for treating Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in humans and the symptoms associated therewith, inattentiveness, and hyperactivity with impulsivity, using eltoprazine and related compounds is provided.01-13-2011
20110052683PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATION FOR TREATING CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE - The present invention provides a pharmaceutical preparation comprising a prior-release compartment containing a hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA (HMG-CoA) reductase inhibitor as a pharmacologically active ingredient, and a delayed-release compartment containing a non-dihydropyridine calcium channel blocker as a pharmacologically active ingredient. The preparation of the present invention provides synergistic effects through combined administration of the non-dihydropyridine calcium channel blocker and the HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor, and induces the time-dependent absorption, metabolism and action mechanism of individual drugs through the controlled release thereof to avoid competitive antagonism between drugs, thus maximizing the effects of each pharmacologically active ingredient while minimizing side effects, for example, the risk of myopathy, and substantially increasing the compliance of patients by taking one tablet once a day.03-03-2011
20110111022PHARMACEUTICAL FORMULATION - The present invention provides a pharmaceutical formulation comprising a compartment containing a rennin inhibitor as a pharmacologically active ingredient, and a compartment having an angiotensin-II-receptor blocker as a pharmacologically active ingredient. One of the compartments is an immediate-release compartment and the other one is an extended-release compartment. Since the disclosed formulation delivers the rennin inhibitor and angiotensin-II-receptor blocker at a specific delivery rate at a different time. It has an advantage in reducing the concern about side effects, improving drug effects, and simplifying the instructions for use of the drug. In addition, the formulation can pharmacologically, clinically, scientifically, and economically achieve more useful effects than the complex prescription case of taking the ingredients separately or each at once, in preventing and treating metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular disease and renal disease.05-12-2011
20090035370DOSAGE FORM AND METHOD OF USE - A method for treating a medical condition for which quetiapine is indicated in a subject comprises comprising orally administering to the subject quetiapine or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof in a daily dosage amount effective to treat said condition; wherein the quetiapine or salt thereof is administered in one to a plurality of dosage forms collectively comprising (a) a major quetiapine component in immediate-release form in a sedative effective amount, administered not earlier than about 3 hours prior to the start of a sleep period; and (b) either (i) a minor quetiapine component in extended-release, delayed extended-release or delayed pulsed-release form, wherein time of administration and release properties of the minor component provide substantial onset of release of quetiapine therefrom not earlier than about 6 hours after the start of the sleep period, or (ii) a plurality of minor quetiapine components in immediate-release form, administered sequentially during a waking period following the sleep period but not earlier than about 6 hours after the start of the sleep period; said minor component or components collectively being administered in an anxiolytic effective amount insufficient to cause an unacceptable degree of sedation. A dosage form suitable for use in such a method is also provided.02-05-2009
20110250269HIGHLY EFFICIENT AND LONG-ACTING SLOW-RELEASE FORMULATION OF POORLY SOLUBLE DRUGS AND PREPARATION METHOD THEREOF - A high-efficacy, long-acting, slow-release formulation of the poorly soluble drug, comprising solid dispersion of the poorly soluble drug, silica nanoparticles loaded with the poorly soluble drug, matrix material, and release enhancer, wherein the mass ratio of these components is solid dispersion of the poorly soluble drug: silica nanoparticles loaded with the poorly soluble drug: matrix material: release enhancer=1: 0.5˜1.25: 0.1˜0.3: 0.1˜0.3; the said solid dispersion of the poorly soluble drug contains povidone K30, soybean lecithin, and acrylic resin IV, wherein the mass ratio of the drug and the accessory materials is poorly soluble drug: povidone K30: soybean lecithin: acrylic resin IV=1: 1-3: 0.3˜0.8: 0.2˜0.5. Compared with the existing formulations, the in vivo half life of the high-efficacy, long-acting formulation of the poorly soluble drug disclosed in this invention is 2.3˜14.8 times longer while the mean residence time (MRT) of which is 7.94˜4.52 times longer; when tested in vivo in Beagle dogs, this new formulation of the poorly soluble drug presents a smoother concentration-time curve and reaches a continuous release for 72 hours. This invention discloses its preparation method.10-13-2011
20110150991ABUSE RESISTANT DRUGS, METHOD OF USE AND METHOD OF MAKING - An abuse resistant oral pharmaceutical composition, comprising: a barrier layer, comprising a first polymer; a diffusion layer, comprising a second polymer, substantially covering the barrier layer, wherein the diffusion layer is bonded to the barrier layer and comprises a drug that is substantially homogeneously distributed within the second polymer and diffuses from the diffusion layer within the gastrointestinal (GI) tract; and optionally an expansion layer comprising an expandable polymer, wherein the expansion layer is substantially covered by the barrier layer. Methods of making the same and methods of using the same are also provided.06-23-2011
20110150990ABUSE RESISTANT DRUGS, METHOD OF USE AND METHOD OF MAKING - An abuse resistant oral pharmaceutical composition, comprising: a barrier layer, comprising a first polymer; a diffusion layer, comprising a second polymer, substantially covering the barrier layer, wherein the diffusion layer is bonded to the barrier layer and comprises a drug that is substantially homogeneously distributed within the second polymer and diffuses from the diffusion layer within the gastrointestinal (GI) tract; and optionally an expansion layer comprising an expandable polymer, wherein the expansion layer is substantially covered by the barrier layer. Methods of making the same and methods of using the same are also provided.06-23-2011
20100297224NSAID Dose Unit Formulations with H2-Receptor Antagonists and Methods of Use - The present invention generally relates to pharmaceutical unit dosage forms of NSAIDs and H2-receptor antagonists, in which the H11-25-2010
20110150989Methods of Producing Stabilized Solid Dosage Pharmaceutical Compositions Containing Morphinans - Methods for producing stabilized solid dosage form pharmaceutical compositions are provided. In particular, methods for preparing protected granules containing morphinans, and solid dosage form pharmaceutical compositions produced using the morphinan-protected granules are provided.06-23-2011
20090022790TAMPER RESISTANT CO-EXTRUDED DOSAGE FORM CONTAINING AN ACTIVE AGENT AND AN ADVERSE AGENT AND PROCESS OF MAKING SAME - The present invention relates to co-extruded pharmaceutical compositions and dosage forms including an active agent, such as an opioid agonist, and an adverse agent, such as an opioid antagonist. Such compositions and dosage forms are useful for preventing or discouraging tampering, abuse, misuse or diversion of a dosage form containing an active pharmaceutical agent, such as an opioid. The present invention also relates to methods of treating a patient with such a dosage form, as well as kits containing such a dosage form with instructions for using the dosage form to treat a patient.01-22-2009
20080248106Melatonin-based composition for improved sleep - A method for improving sleep in an individual comprising the administration of a composition comprising melatonin, lavender flower extract and 10-09-2008
20100136109SUSTAINED RELEASE - We describe a medicament for the treatment of thyroid disorders that typically result from a hypoactive thyroid gland that releases thyroxine and triiodothyronine in a sustained pattern when administered to a subject.06-03-2010
20100330172CONTROLLED-RELEASE PHARMACEUTICAL FORMULATION - A pharmaceutical formulation comprising desvenlafaxine having an MMD of between about 5 μm and about 100 μm, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, and at least one matrix rate-controlling pharmaceutically acceptable polymer, solid unit dosage form containing it, methods for preparing such a formulation and for its use to treat depression and related disorders and diseases.12-30-2010
20100166855ORAL INSULIN COMPOSITION AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USING THEREOF - A method of lowering blood glucose in a mammal includes orally administering a therapeutically effective amount of crystallized dextran microparticles and insulin to the mammal to lower blood glucose of the mammal. The composition may be a one phase or a structured multi-phase composition for controlled release of insulin.07-01-2010
20100159001Extended-Release Pharmaceutical Formulations - The present invention provides matrix-forming, sustained-release pharmaceutical formulations comprising four primary components: i) an effective amount of at least one drug substance; ii) at least one pharmaceutically acceptable, water-swellable, pH independent polymer; iii) at least one pharmaceutically-acceptable, anionic, pH dependent polymer; and (iv) a pharmaceutically-acceptable polymer selected from the group consisting of a) at least one pharmaceutically-acceptable cationic polymer; and b) at least one pharmaceutically acceptable hydrocolloid. The present formulations can be used with compounds having a wide range of solubilities as well as compounds characterized as having hydrophobic or hydrophilic characteristics.06-24-2010
20100159002DOSAGE FORM COMPRISING THERAPEUTIC FORMULATION - A dosage form is disclosed comprising a semipermeable walled container that houses a capsule, which capsule comprises a drug formulation, a piston, and an osmotic composition. The dosage form delivers the drug formulation through a passageway at a controlled rate over a sustained-release period of time up to 24 hours.06-24-2010
20100068266Ex vivo-modifiable multiple-release state final dosage form - Described embodiments include a final dosage form for administering a medicament to an animal, an article of manufacture, and method. A described final dosage form includes a medicament. The final dosage form also includes a release-control substance carrying the medicament in a first medicament-release state wherein the medicament has a first bioavailability to the animal if the final dosage form is administered to the animal. The release-control substance is modifiable ex vivo by an exposure to a first stimulus to carry the medicament in a second medicament-release state wherein the medicament has a second bioavailability to the animal if the final dosage form is administered to the animal. The release-control substance is modifiable ex vivo by an exposure to second stimulus to carry the medicament in a third medicament-release state wherein the medicament has a third bioavailability to the animal if the final dosage form is administered to the animal.03-18-2010
20090022789ENHANCED FORMULATIONS OF LAMOTRIGINE - A once-a-day, extended-release formulation of lamotrigine, exhibiting a significantly similar release rate throughout the GI tract irrespective of the pH of the environment, is provided. The formulation comprises lamotrigine, an organic acid, a release enhancing polymer and a release controlling polymer. The use of the formulation for the treatment of the neurological disorders is also disclosed.01-22-2009
20110305754CONTROLLED RELEASE MICRO-CAPSULE FOR OSTEOGENIC ACTION - The present invention relates to a microcapsule for controlled release of flavanoid compound and a process for preparation thereof. The microcapsule comprising a core particle consisting of a calcium salt, Pluronic F68 [poly (ethylene oxide-co-polypropylene co-polypropylene oxide), block poly oxyethylene-polypropylene block copolymer], loaded with a flavanoid compound, the resulting core particle having a plurality of alternate layers of cationic and anionic polyelectrolytes adsorbed thereon and an outer layer formed by a bile salt, wherein the flavanoid is ranging between 10 to 96% by weight.12-15-2011
20110091540POLYMERIC COMPOSITIONS AND THEIR METHOD OF USE IN COMBINATION WITH ACTIVE AGENTS - A combination of active agents is disclosed which are particularly useful for treating fluid overload conditions. Methods for using the combination of active agent are also disclosed. The combination can include a highly absorbent polyelectrolyte polymer along with an agent that increases the amount of fluid in the intestine.04-21-2011
20090148518Pharmaceutical Formulations - The present invention is directed to novel pharmaceutically acceptable polymeric compositions suitable for melt extrusion and injection moulding of single or multi-component pharmaceutical dosage forms comprising a plurality of drug substance containing sub-units, being capsule compartments and/or solid sub-units comprising a solid matrix of a polymer which contains a drug substance, the sub-units being connected together in the assembled dosage form.06-11-2009
20110059169Method and Composition for Administering an NMDA Receptor Antagonist to a Subject - The invention provides methods and compositions for administering an NMDA receptor antagonist (e.g., memantine) to a subject.03-10-2011
20110008426MODIFIED RELEASE PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING MYCOPHENOLATE AND PROCESSES THEREOF - Modified release pharmaceutical compositions comprising mycophenolate as the active agent or its pharmaceutically acceptable salts, esters, polymorphs, isomers, prodrugs, solvates, hydrates, or derivatives thereof, wherein the said composition exhibits a biphasic release profile when subjected to in-vitro dissolution and/or upon administration in-vivo are provided. The composition provides a drug release in a manner such that the drug levels are maintained above the therapeutically effective concentration (EC) constantly for an extended duration of time. Further, the difference between the maximum plasma concentration of the drug (Cmax) and the minimum plasma concentration of the drug (Cmjn), and in turn the flux defined as ((Cmax−Cmjn)/Cavg) is minimal. The present invention also provides process of preparing such dosage form compositions and prophylactic and/or therapeutic methods of using such compositions.01-13-2011
20110091541Preparation of formulations of angiotensin II at1 receptors antagonists for the treatment of arterial hypertension, other cardiovascular illnesses and its complications - Preparation of AT1 receptors antagonists formulations using the cyclodextrins, their derivatives and/or biodegradable polymers for the treatment of arterial hypertension, other cardiovascular disease and their complications. Until now, no applications using the AT104-21-2011
20100209501CONTROLLED RELEASE BUDESONIDE MINITABLETS - Embodiments of a controlled release minitablet comprise an extended release core and an optional pH dependent delayed release coating thereon, wherein the extended release core comprises budesonide, a carrier, and an extended release polymer. The budesonide may be embedded in the extended release polymer to facilitate extended release of the budesonide upon administration.08-19-2010
20100297225SUSTAINED-RELEASE PHARMACEUTICAL FORMULATION CONTAINING AN ANTIMUSCARINIC AGENT AND A WETTING AGENT AS WELL AS A PROCESS FOR THE PREPARATION THEREOF - The present invention relates to improved sustained release dosage forms such as tablets and capsules, and in particular to a pharmaceutical formulation for oral administration comprising a therapeutically effective quantity of an antimuscarinic agent, such as Tolterodine or pharmaceutical acceptable salt, derivative, prodrug and metabolite thereof in combination with a wetting agent, such as Sodium Docusate to improve the release of the active ingredient and a method for the preparation thereof.11-25-2010
20100196469Pharmaceutical Formulation containing an HMG-COA Reductase Inhibitor and method for the preparation thereof - The present invention relates to the formulation of solid dosage forms comprising a therapeutically effective amount of an HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor, and especially Atorvastatin or Fluvastatin or salts thereof, in combination with colloidal clay such as Attapulgite, and a process for the preparation thereof by direct compression.08-05-2010
20100272794PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITION OF MEMANTINE - Present invention provides pharmaceutical composition comprising memantine or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof as well as a method for its production. Also provided are different formulations of the composition their structure and preferred shape.10-28-2010
20120064155ORAL PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITION FOR USE IN RESPIRATORY DISEASES - A modified-release oral pharmaceutical composition in capsules with microspheres contains loratadine, phenylephrine and pharmaceutically acceptable excipients. The composition has immediate bioavailability, with plasmatic concentration values within the therapeutic window with a uniform, continuous release. A method for the production of the composition and a method for treatment as a nasal decongestant and an antihistamine are included.03-15-2012
20090155358PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS OF SHORT-ACTING HYPNOTIC AGENTS IN MODIFIED-RELEASE FORMS AND THE PROCEDURES TO PREPARE THE MENTIONED FORMULATION - This application refers to a modified-release pharmaceutical composition containing, as the active agent, a short-acting hypnotic agent or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, comprising two sustained-release pharmaceutical entities, differentiated from each other by a different release rate of the active agent wherein the release of the active agent from one of the entities starts before the release of the active agent from the second entity.06-18-2009
20120156289Biodegradable Osmotic Pump Implant For Drug Delivery - The present disclosure relates to a drug delivery device including a biodegradable housing and a hydrogel within the biodegradable housing. The housing, the hydrogel, or both, may include a bioactive agent. Also disclosed is a method of drug delivery including the steps of forming the biodegradable housing, in embodiments a hydrogel, suspending a bioactive agent in the hydrogel, and introducing a second hydrogel and/or precursors of a second hydrogel into the biodegradable housing.06-21-2012
20080299188CONTROLLED RELEASE DOSAGE FORMS COMBINING IMMEDIATE RELEASE AND SUSTAINTED RELEASE OF LOW-SOLUBILITY DRUG - A controlled release dosage form comprises an immediate release portion and an enteric coated sustained release core.12-04-2008
20100291205PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR MITIGATING RISK OF ALCOHOL INDUCED DOSE DUMPING OR DRUG ABUSE - Abuse resistant polyglycol-based pharmaceutical compositions are disclosed. The composition contains one or more polyglycols and one or more active substances and it is resistant to crushing, melting and/or extraction. Moreover, such compositions have the same or lower solubility in ethanolic-aqueous medium, i.e. they are not subject to ethanol-induced dose dumping effect.11-18-2010
20110104269COMPOSITIONS FOR THE ORAL DELIVERY OF CORTICOSTEROIDS - An oral drug delivery composition includes a sustained release component which includes a corticosteroid drug and which is contained within a capsule that has been treated so that the sustained release component is predominately released from the capsule in the intestine following oral administration. A drug delivery composition for delivering a corticosteroid drug to the intestine also includes: (a) a sustained release component comprising a corticosteroid drug, an alkali-containing ethylcellulose material and an acid; and (b) a delayed release component which substantially prevents release of the sustained release component until the composition reaches the intestine following oral administration. The compositions of the invention are useful for treating inflammatory diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, and for treating glomerulonephritis.05-05-2011
20100092550ALKA-EEZE - A composition for providing relief from acidity. The composition comprises sodium bicarbonate for use in neutralizing acids. There is one of a capsule and a tablet for enclosing the sodium bicarbonate therein, such one of such capsule and such tablet being a delayed release and a timed release system so as to delay the dissolution of the sodium bicarbonate until the sodium bicarbonate is in one of a small intestine and a large intestine.04-15-2010
20090130204Dosage Form Comprising Therapeutic Formulation - A dosage form is disclosed comprising a semipermeable walled container that houses a capsule, which capsule comprises a drug formulation, a piston, and an osmotic composition. The dosage form delivers the drug formulation through a passageway at a controlled rate over a sustained-release period of time up to 24 hours.05-21-2009
20120135074High-Strength Testosterone Undecanoate Compositions - The present disclosure is drawn to pharmaceutical compositions and oral dosage capsules containing testosterone undecanoate, as well as related methods of treatment. In one embodiment, the present invention provides for a pharmaceutical composition that includes a therapeutically effective amount of testosterone undecanoate and a solubilizer. The testosterone undecanoate is solubilized in the composition and is present in an amount such that it comprises about 14 wt % to about 35 wt % of the total composition.05-31-2012
20100172975TREATMENT OF HYPERPROLIFERATIVE DISORDERS WITH DIARYLHYDANTOIN COMPOUNDS - The present invention relates to diarylhydantoin compounds, including diarylthiohydantoins, and methods for synthesizing them and using them in the treatment of hormone refractory prostate cancer.07-08-2010
20100047340HOT-MELT EXTRUSION OF MODIFIED RELEASE MULTI-PARTICULATES - The present invention includes compositions and methods of making a modified release pharmaceutical formulation and a method of preparation for the embedding of modified release multi-particulates into a polymeric or wax-like matrix. The modified release multi-particulates comprise an effective amount of a therapeutic compound having a known or desired drug-release profile. Modified release multi-particulates may include a polymeric coat or may be incorporated into particle or core material. The polymer matrix comprises a thermoplastic polymer or lipophilic carrier or a mixture thereof that softens or melts at elevated temperature and allows the distribution of the modified release multi-particulates in the polymer matrix during thermal processing. Formulation compounds and processing conditions are selected in a manner to preserve the controlled release characteristics and/or drug-protective properties of the original modified release multi-particulates.02-25-2010
20100272796SUSTAINED RELEASE AMINOPYRIDINE COMPOSITION - A pharmaceutical composition which comprises a therapeutically effective amount of a aminopyridine dispersed in a release matrix, including, for example, a composition that can be formulated into a stable, sustained-release oral dosage formulation, such as a tablet which provides, upon administration to a patient, a therapeutically effective plasma level of the aminopyridine for a period of at least 12 hours, preferably 24 hours or more and the use of the composition to treat various neurological diseases.10-28-2010
20090074858SUSTAINED-RELEASE FORMULATION - A sustained-release formulation is provided comprising a solid dispersion composition comprising a tricyclic compound or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof in a mixture comprising a water-soluble polymer and a water-insoluble polymer and an excipient.03-19-2009
20120263788CONTROLLED RELEASE HYDROCODONE FORMULATIONS - A solid oral controlled-release dosage form of hydrocodone is disclosed, the dosage form comprising an analgesically effective amount of hydrocodone or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, and controlled release material.10-18-2012
20120231073DEXLANSOPRAZOLE COMPOSITIONS - Premixes of dexlansoprazole with pharmaceutical excipients, processes for preparing premixes, pharmaceutical formulations containing the premixes, and their use in treatment of erosive esophagitis and heartburn associated with non-erosive gastroesophageal reflux disease.09-13-2012
20080299189CONTROLLED RELEASE DOPAMINE AGONIST COMPOSITIONS - The present invention relates to a multiphase release oral pharmaceutical formulation having a dopamine agonist as an active ingredient. The multiphase composition comprises at least two different release components. The invention relates to controlled release pharmaceutical compositions of pramipexole or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof for once-daily administration.12-04-2008
20120328697Controlled Release Solid Dose Forms - The present invention is directed to a solid dose form comprising a film coating composition encapsulating a core, wherein: (i) the core comprises an active ingredient comprising at least one of a pharmaceutical, veterinary, or nutraceutical active ingredient; (ii) the film coating composition comprises ethylcellulose and guar gum, wherein the guar gum has an apparent viscosity ≧151.0 cps at a shear rate of 50 s12-27-2012
20120321707DRUG DELIVERY SYSTEM AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THEREOF - In one embodiment, a drug delivery system and method provide a member including a combination of a drug substance and a polymer or other material, and an encapsulating layer formed in an outer surface of the member by gas cluster ion beam irradiation of the outer surface of the member, which encapsulating layer is adapted to determine one or more characteristics of the drug delivery system.12-20-2012
20100215739LOW DOSE TOPIRAMATE / PHENTERMINE COMPOSITION AND METHODS OF USE THEREOF - A method for effecting weight loss by administering a combination of topiramate and phentermine is provided. The phentermine is generally administered in immediate release form, in a daily dose in the range of 2 mg to 8 mg, in combination with a daily dose of topiramate selected to prevent the loss of effectiveness of phentermine alone. Methods for treating obesity, conditions associated with obesity, and other indications are also provided, as are compositions and dosage forms containing low doses of phentermine and topiramate, e.g., 3.75 mg phentermine and 23 mg topiramate.08-26-2010
20090304789NOVEL TOPIRAMATE COMPOSITIONS AND AN ESCALATING DOSING STRATEGY FOR TREATING OBESITY AND RELATED DISORDERS - The present invention is drawn to novel topiramate compositions as well as methods for treating obesity and related conditions, including conditions associated with and/or caused by obesity per se. The present invention also features a pharmaceutical composition that includes, e.g., topiramate alone or in combination with a sympathomimetic agent and a novel escalating dosing strategy for administering such compositions.12-10-2009
20110159089ABUSE RESISTANT DRUGS, METHOD OF USE AND METHOD OF MAKING - An abuse resistant oral pharmaceutical composition, comprising: a barrier layer, comprising a first polymer; a diffusion layer, comprising a second polymer, substantially covering the barrier layer, wherein the diffusion layer is bonded to the barrier layer and comprises a drug that is substantially homogeneously distributed within the second polymer and diffuses from the diffusion layer within the gastrointestinal (G1) tract; and optionally an expansion layer comprising an expandable polymer, wherein the expansion layer is substantially covered by the barrier layer. Methods of making the same and methods of using the same are also provided.06-30-2011
20080206322Pharmaceutical Multiparticulate Composit Ion Comprising Mycophenolic Acid or Myco Phenolate Sodium and Combination Compositions with Rapamycin - The present invention relates to a novel composition, e.g. of mycophenolic acid, a salt or a prodrug thereof, in a modified release form.08-28-2008
20110217371CONTROLLED-RELEASE MICROPARTICLES AND METHOD OF PREPARING SAME - Disclosed is a controlled-release microparticle: including a matrix comprising a pharmacologically active component; and a controlled-release layer comprising a substance which forms a controlled-release stratum on the matrix. The disclosed controlled-release microparticle not only allows effective dual release control of a drug but can also exhibit outstanding dissolution characteristics even when a small amount of coating substance is used.09-08-2011
20100285119Multiparticulate Extended Release Pharmaceutical Composition Of Carbamazepine And Process For Manufacturing The Same - Disclosed herein is an extended release pharmaceutical composition comprising at least two populations of extended release minitablets having a core comprising carbamazepine or its pharmaceutical salts, solvates, hydrates, an extended release polymer(s), wherein the extended release polymer of each population of minitablets is unalike. The process for manufacturing said composition is also disclosed.11-11-2010
20120021053CONTROLLED RELEASE AND TASTE-MASKING ORAL PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITION - Controlled release and taste masking compositions containing one or more active principles inglobated in a three-component matrix structure, i.e. a structure formed by successive amphiphilic, lipophilic or inert matrices and finally inglobated or dispersed in hydrophilic matrices. The use of a plurality of systems for the control of the dissolution of the active ingredient modulates the dissolution rate of the active ingredient in aqueous and/or biological fluids, thereby controlling the release kinetics in the gastrointestinal tract.01-26-2012
20120021052CONTROLLED RELEASE AND TASTE MASKING ORAL PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITION - Controlled release and taste masking compositions containing one or more active principles inglobated in a three-component matrix structure, i.e. a structure formed by successive amphiphilic, lipophilic or inert matrices and finally inglobated or dispersed in hydrophilic matrices. The use of a plurality of systems for the control of the dissolution of the active ingredient modulates the dissolution rate of the active ingredient in aqueous and/or biological fluids, thereby controlling the release kinetics in the gastrointestinal tract.01-26-2012

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