Non-aqueous colonic purgative formulations

  • US 5,616,346 A
  • Filed: 06/26/1996
  • Issued: 04/01/1997
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/18/1993
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. An orally administrable composition capable of dispersal in the stomach for inducing purgation of the colon in humans consisting essentially of an effective colonic purgative amount of at least one sodium phosphate salt wherein said composition is in a non-aqueous form selected from the group consisting of tablets and gelatin capsules and wherein one or more additives selected from the group consisting of buffering agents, dispersal agents and binding agents are optionally present.

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