Patent Number: 8,722,096

Title: Lipoic acid pellets

Abstract: Lipoic acid pellets are described, obtained from inert cores externally coated with lipoic acid. The so obtained active cores are coated with a first layer of insulating polymeric material and then with a polymeric coat that is insoluble at the gastric pH. Pellet are then formulated pharmaceutically, for instance in jelly capsules or controlled release capsules or as oral suspensions, dispersible powders, sachets, etc.

Inventors: Boltri; Luigi (Agrate Brianza, IT), Fabiani; Flavio (Milan, IT), Mapelli; Luigi (Milan, IT), Salvi; Annibale (Milan, IT), Magri'; Paolo (Castel San Pietro, CH), Nardi; Antonio (Paderno Dugnano, IT), Villani; Flavio (Parma, IT)

Assignee: Aptalis Pharma Limited

International Classification: A61K 9/16 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/13/12018