Patent Number: 6,254,886

Title: Multilayer tablet

Abstract: The invention relates to multilayer tablets which are constructed of two, three or more layers, one layer containing probiotic microorganisms, while the other layers contain foodstuff ingredients valuable in nutritional physiology, such as vitamins, minerals, etc. The tablets are distinguished by a high stability or activity over a long period with respect to the microorganisms used and are thus very well suited for keeping in storage.

Inventors: Fusca; Martino (Nackenheim, DE), Farber; Dagmar (Heppenheim, DE)

Assignee: Merck Patent GmbH

International Classification: A23L 1/00 (20060101); A23L 1/03 (20060101); A23L 1/302 (20060101); A61K 35/66 (20060101); A61K 35/74 (20060101); A61K 9/24 (20060101); A61K 35/02 (20060101); A61K 35/10 (20060101); A61K 009/20 (); A61K 009/24 (); C12N 001/20 (); C12N 001/16 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018