Patent Number: 6,251,425

Title: Glucoside paucilamellar vesicles

Abstract: Paucilamellar lipid vesicles containing lipid bilayers at least two lipid bilayers formed of surfactant materials, each of the bilayers comprising a glucoside primary amphiphile and a steroid. The vesicles may have either an aqueous or oil-filled central cavity and are particularly useful for delivering dermatological, cosmetic and pharmaceutical formulations. A method of manufacture for these vesicles is also disclosed.

Inventors: Mathur; Rajiv (Sewell, NJ)

Assignee: Igen, Inc.

International Classification: A61K 9/127 (20060101); A61K 8/14 (20060101); A61K 009/127 (); A61K 007/00 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018