Flavored film-coated tablet

  • US 5,098,715 A
  • Filed: 12/20/1990
  • Issued: 03/24/1992
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/20/1990
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A pharmaceutical tablet comprising an unpleasant tasting, solid core and a flavored, pharmaceutically acceptable, thin film coating, said coating increasing the weight of the tablet by an average of about 5%, said coating comprising a water-soluble, film-forming polymer, a volatile flavoring agent and a sweetening agent, said coating being capable of masking the unpleasant taste of the core, and said coating having a flavor that is retained in the coating for at least about 24 months during storage and that provides a taste perception of said flavor for at least five seconds after oral administration of said tablet.

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