ApplicationNo. 06/081759 filed on 10/04/1979
US Classes:424/452, With claimed designated perfecting feature in contents (e.g., excipient, lubricant, etc.)424/443Web, sheet or filament bases; compositions of bandages; or dressings with incorporated medicaments
ExaminersPrimary: Torrence, Dolph H.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassesA61K 9/20 (20060101)
A61J 3/00 (20060101)
A61K 9/70 (20060101)
A61K 9/28 (20060101)
AbstractPharmaceutical dosage forms comprising an edible web having deposited thereon or at least partially thereon a particulate medicament, the webs being thereafter fabricated and finished to pharmaceutically elegant solid dosage forms having no medicament exposed on an exterior surface. The dosage forms have a consistency of release of medicament which can be controlled to exacting specifications. The disclosed solid dosage forms are prepared by high speed automated equipment and the process by which they are made is characterized by non-destructive quality control analysis and performance evaluation both conducted on-line and integrated into the manufacturing operation. Included in the scope of the disclosed invention are certain apparatus and methods of manufacture.