05306506 is referenced by 46 patents and cites 2 patents.

The invention provides a solid pharmaceutical composition for addition to water to produce a suspension of a drug comprising (a) a drug which is substantially water-insoluble or microencapsulated; (b) a thickening or suspending agent; (c) a pharmaceutically acceptable acid; (d) a pharmaceutically acceptable carbonate or bicarbonate; characterised in that the weight ratio of c+d:b is from 1:1.5 to 1:15 and the amount of c+d is sufficient to obtain rapid hydration of the thickening or suspending agent (b) when the composition is mixed with water such that a homogeneous suspension of the drug is obtained within 30 seconds. A method for preparing the composition is also described.

Title
Pharmaceutical composition for rapid suspension in water
Application Number
7/838818
Publication Number
5306506
Application Date
March 3, 1992
Publication Date
April 26, 1994
Inventor
Marco G Marconi
Milan
IT
Luigi G Mapelli
Milan
IT
Marco Zema
Como
IT
Agent
Adley F Mandel
Assignee
Eurand International S p A
IT
IPC
A61K 9/46
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