Patent Number: 6,967,017

Title: Formulations of steroid solutions for inhalatory administration

Abstract: The present invention relates to optimized formulations of antiinflammatory steroids for nebulisation and a process for the preparation thereof. More particularly, the invention relates to formulations for monodose or multidose vials in the form of preservative-free stable solutions of a more acceptable osmolarity, which can effectively be nebulised with the nebulisers currently available on the market and are well-tolerated by patients.

Inventors: Malvolti; Chiara (Parma, IT), Garzia; Raffaella (Parma, IT), Brambilla; Gaetano (Parma, IT), Chiesi; Paolo (Parma, IT)

Assignee: Chiesi Farmaceutici S.p.A.

International Classification: A61K 31/58 (20060101); A61K 009/12 (); A61K 009/72 (); A61L 009/04 ()

Expiration Date: 1/22/02018