Gepirone dosage form

  • US 5,478,572 A
  • Filed: 09/06/1994
  • Issued: 12/26/1995
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/06/1994
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A pharmaceutical composition useful for making an oral extended release gepirone dosage form comprising:

  • (a) from about 0.5 to about 12.0 wt % gepirone hydrochloride;

    (b) from about 70 to about 85 wt % of a pharmaceutically acceptable cellulosic polymer matrix; and

    (c) suitable amounts of one or more pharmaceutically acceptable excipients, wherein the release rate of gepirone from the dosage form is such that about 18 to 24 hours are required to attain from about 90 to about 95% absorption of gepirone.

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