Patent Number: 6,254,888

Title: Method for coating pharmaceutical dosage forms

Abstract: The invention provides a process for coating a branded pharmaceutical dosage form for the purpose of covering any embossed or printed matter or any colored coating by the application of an amount of a sugar based coating which is sufficient to obscure any identifying indicia without compromising the stability or releasability of the drug that is contained in the dosage form.

Inventors: Cappola; Michael L. (Wilton, CT)

Assignee: Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

International Classification: A61K 9/20 (20060101); A61K 9/28 (20060101); A61K 009/20 (); A61K 009/24 (); A61K 009/28 (); A61K 009/36 (); A61J 003/00 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018