Patent Number: 7,087,242

Title: Subcoated simulated capsule-like medicament

Abstract: A simulated capsule-like medicament comprising a subcoating of a mixture of a water-soluble, film-forming polymer, e.g. hydroxypropylmethyl cellulose and a hydrophobic plasticizer, e.g. castor oil, which promotes a smooth uniform and substantially bubble free outer coating, e.g. gelatin, for the capsule-like medicament; capsule-like medicaments which are slightly bowed in shape; and a process of making such medicaments.

Inventors: Parekh; Kishor B. (Horsham, PA), Wieand; Dennis C. (Coopersburg, PA), Leasure; Jean B. (Penllyn, PA)

Assignee: McNeil-PPC, Inc.

International Classification: A61K 9/48 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/08/02018