Patent Number: 6,309,668

Title: Abuse resistant tablets

Abstract: This invention relates to an abuse resistant tablet containing two or morelayers having one or more drugs and one or more gelling agents and itspreparation. The drug(s) and gelling agent(s) are in separate layers ofthe tablet. The multilayer tablet is particularly suitable for theadministration of drugs prone to abuse by unauthorized parenteraladministration such as analgesics, hypnotics, and anxiolytics.

Inventors: Bastin; Richard James (Dagenham, GB), Lithgow; Bruce Hamilton (Dagenham, GB)


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Expiration Date: 10/32013