Patent Number: 8,871,245

Title: Transdermal patch

Abstract: A transdermal patch for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease includes: a backing, a rivastigmine-containing layer, a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer, and a release liner. In the transdermal patch, the rivastigmine-containing layer contains rivastigmine and an alkyl (meth)acrylate resin, the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer is composed of an acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesive containing a (meth)acrylic acid ester having a hydroxy group, and neither the rivastigmine-containing layer nor the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer contains an anti-oxidizing agent.

Inventors: Hiraoka; Takao (Bunkyo-ku, JP), Nakanami; Shuta (Bunkyo-ku, JP), Koga; Toru (Bunkyo-ku, JP)

Assignee: Nichiban Co., Ltd.

International Classification: A61F 13/00 (20060101); A61K 9/14 (20060101); A61K 31/27 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2018-10-28 0:00:00