Patent Number: 6,251,421

Title: Pharmaceutical composition containing psyllium fiber and a lipase inhibitor

Abstract: The present invention provides orally administrable pharmaceutical compositions containing an inhibitor of gastrointestinal lipase, and at least one compound selected from the group consisting of psyllium husk, its seeds and leaves thereof. Methods are provided for preventing and treating anal leakage of oil in a patient to whom a composition containing an inhibitor of gastrointestinal lipase is orally administered.

Inventors: Niazi; Sarfaraz K. (Deerfield, IL)


International Classification: A23L 1/30 (20060101); A61K 9/00 (20060101); A61K 9/46 (20060101); A61K 009/20 (); A61K 009/48 (); A61K 009/14 (); A61K 009/46 (); A61K 009/50 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018