Patent Number: 6,251,426

Title: Ibuprofen-containing softgels

Abstract: Liquid softgel fill formulations containing ibuprofen in free acid form, and softgel capsules comprised of a gelatin sheath enclosing such fill formulations, are prepared by dissolving more than 30% of ibuprofen in free acid form in polyethylene glycol and at least 10% by weight of a polyvinylpyrrolidone having an average molecular weight of from about 2,000 to about 54,000. The formulations may also include a surfactant to increase the bioavailability of the ibuprofen.

Inventors: Gullapalli; Rampurna Prasad (Greensboro, NC)

Assignee: Banner Pharmacaps, Inc.

International Classification: A61K 45/00 (20060101); A61K 9/48 (20060101); A61K 45/06 (20060101); A61K 31/192 (20060101); A61K 31/185 (20060101); A61K 009/48 (); A61K 009/66 (); A61K 009/64 (); A61K 009/58 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018