Controlled release and taste masking oral pharmaceutical composition

  • US 8,293,273 B2
  • Filed: 05/02/2012
  • Issued: 10/23/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/14/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A controlled release oral pharmaceutical composition comprising:

  • (1) a tablet core comprising;

    a) budesonide in an amount effective for treatment of inflammatory bowel disease in the gastrointestinal tract,b) stearic acid;

    c) lecithin; and

    d) hydroxypropyl cellulose; and

    (2) a gastro-resistant coating on said tablet core, said coating comprising at least one methacrylic acid polymer.

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