Ferric citrate dosage forms

  • US 9,387,191 B2
  • Filed: 07/21/2010
  • Issued: 07/12/2016
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/21/2009
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A ferric citrate tablet comprising:

  • (a) a core comprising approximately 90% to approximately 92% by weight of ferric citrate, approximately 4.5% to approximately 30% by weight of pregelatinized starch, and approximately 0.5% to approximately 3% by weight of a lubricant; and

    (b) a coating,wherein the tablet has a friability equal or less than 1% w/w, and wherein at least 80% of the ferric citrate in the tablet is dissolved in less than or equal to 60 minutes as measured by test method USP <


    , and the moisture content of the tablet is less than 10% by loss on drying (LOD).

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