Document Type

Patent

Patent Number

US Patent 4,738,851

Patent agency

United States Patent and Trademark Office

Publication Date

4-19-1988

Assignee

University of Iowa Research Foundation (Iowa City, IA, US)

Application Number

06/873,702

Date Filed

1986-06-12

Total Pages

6 pages

Abstract

An ophthalmic gel for topical application to the conjunctival sac of the eye. The gel comprises an ophthalmic drug carried in a gel which provides good ocular retention while avoiding burst release of medicament and yet at the same time providing controlled release of the medicament. The gel contains in combination sodium carboxymethyl-cellulose and colloidal magnesium aluminum silicate. A combination of these ingredients in the gel provides the desired effects.

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URL

https://ir.uiowa.edu/patents/57