Patent Number: 6,169,118

Title: Flavor blend for masking unpleasant taste of zinc compounds

Abstract: A synergistic flavoring combination of at least two flavoring oils and lauryl alcohol for use in an orally administered formulation which contains an ionizable zinc compound having an undesirable taste, the flavoring combination is unexpectedly effective in masking the unpleasant taste or aftertaste of zinc.

Inventors: Bilali; Essat (Palisade Park, NJ)

Assignee: Block Drug Company, Inc.

International Classification: A61K 8/34 (20060101); A61K 8/30 (20060101); A61K 8/92 (20060101); A61K 8/19 (20060101); A61K 8/21 (20060101); A61K 8/27 (20060101); A61Q 11/00 (20060101); A61K 033/30 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018