Patents by Inventor Tomohito Okabayashi

Tomohito Okabayashi has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20200268650
    Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to provide an intraoral retentive disintegrating solid preparation having excellent disintegrability and cohesiveness, a method for the production thereof, and a powder composition for use in the method for the said production. The present invention relates to an intraoral retentive disintegrating solid preparation comprising at least one kind of a disintegrator and at least one kind of a water-soluble polymer, wherein a disintegration starting time is within 40 seconds and a cohesiveness index is 0.4 or more, a method for the production thereof, and a powder composition for use in the method for the said production, etc.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 16, 2017
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Inventors: Momoko HAMASKAI, Tomohito OKABAYASHI, Anan SAKAGUCHI, Takahiro HIRAMURA
  • Publication number: 20200038332
    Abstract: The present application provides an orally-disintegrating tablet having excellent tablet hardness and disintegrability. The present application further provides a method of producing a disintegrative particulate composition including three components consisting of a first disintegrator component of an acid-type carboxymethylcellulose, a second disintegrator component and an excipient. The method includes a first wet granulation step using any two of the three components, and a second wet granulation step using granules obtained in the first wet granulation step and the remaining one component of the three components not used in the first wet granulation step. The production method may further includes a crystalline cellulose as a fourth component or a third step of mixing a crystalline cellulose into granules obtained in the second wet granulation step. Disintegrative particulate compositions obtained by these methods are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 11, 2019
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Inventors: Takahiro HIRAMURA, Kiyoshi lkura, Sae ltaya, Tomohito Okabayashi, Naohiro Hashikawa, Tetsuro Morita, Kimiko Ikeda, Haruka Wakayama
  • Patent number: 10426732
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide an orally disintegrating tablet (ultrafast-disintegrating tablet) having an extremely high disintegrability (short disintegration time), and a high tablet hardness, and to provide a simple method for the production of said ultrafast-disintegrating tablet without such a complicated process as freeze-drying. This invention relates to an orally disintegrating tablet having a specific surface area of from 1.50 to 2.50 mm2/mg and a weight of from 10 to 50 mg, particularly having a disintegration time in water of 7 seconds or less and an oral disintegration time of 5 seconds or less, a method for the production of said orally disintegrating tablet, and to a disintegrative particulate composition for use in said method.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: DAICEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Naohiro Hashikawa, Tomohito Okabayashi, Yoshihisa Takigawa, Atsuhiro Uetomo
  • Patent number: 10292934
    Abstract: An object of the present application is to provide an orally-disintegrating tablet having excellent tablet hardness and disintegrability, and including a disintegrative particulate composition. This invention relates to a disintegrative particulate composition comprising the four components consisting of a first disintegrator component of an acid-type carboxymethylcellulose, a second disintegrator component other than the acid-type carboxymethylcellulose, an excipient of a sugar or sugar alcohol, and crystalline cellulose; and to an orally-disintegrating tablet, including the disintegrative particulate composition and a medicinal ingredient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignees: DAICEL CORPORATION, NICHIRIN CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Takahiro Hiramura, Kiyoshi Ikura, Sae Ishikawa, Tomohito Okabayashi, Naohiro Hashikawa, Tetsuro Morita, Kimiko Ikeda
  • Publication number: 20190110998
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a particulate composition for an easy-to-take solid preparation, which has excellent moldability (hardness) and slipperiness. The present invention relates to a particulate composition for an easy-to-take solid preparation, comprising sugar alcohol and a gelling agent that will show slipperiness when it is brought into contact with water, wherein a part or whole of the surface of the particulate composition is coated with the gelling agent, to an easy-to-take solid preparation comprising the particulate composition, and to a method for the production of the easy-to-take solid preparation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2016
    Publication date: April 18, 2019
    Inventors: Momoko HAMASAKI, Tomohito OKABAYASHI, Anan SAKAGUCHI, Takahiro HIRAMURA
  • Patent number: 10130584
    Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to provide a new disintegrative particulate composition having an optimal balance between the tablet hardness and disintegrability that are mutually opposing properties, and disintegrating tablets for pharmaceuticals and various kinds of foods comprising said composition. The present invention relates to a disintegrative particulate composition comprising milled lactose and/or granulated lactose as an excipient, and to a disintegrating tablet for pharmaceuticals or foods, comprising the disintegrative particulate composition, especially the tablet having tablet hardness of from 20 to 200 N, and disintegration time in water of from 1 to 60 sec.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: DAICEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takahiro Hiramura, Kiyoshi Ikura, Tomohito Okabayashi, Yoshihisa Takigawa, Naohiro Hashikawa
  • Publication number: 20180243221
    Abstract: The purpose of present invention to provide a particulate composition that has the excellent provides moldability and useful as a composition that is used as an outer layer of a solid preparation, especially an easy-to-take solid preparation and the like; a composition for an easy-to-take solid preparation, which comprises the particulate composition and a gelling agent that will show slipperiness when it is brought into contact with water; and a solid preparation comprising the composition. The present invention relates to a particulate composition comprising sugar alcohol and a water-insoluble polymer; a composition for an easy-to-take solid preparation, which comprises the particulate composition and a gelling agent that will snow slipperiness when it is brought into contact with water; arid a solid preparation comprising the composition and the like.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2016
    Publication date: August 30, 2018
    Inventors: Momoko HAMASAKI, Tomohito OKABAYASHI, Anan SAKAGUCHI, Atsuhiro UETOMO, Takahiro HIRAMURA
  • Publication number: 20180235889
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide an orally disintegrating tablet (super-rapid disintegrating tablet) that is heavy and relatively thin, and has an extremely high disintegrability (short disintegration time), and a high tablet hardness, and to provide a simple method for the production of said super-rapid disintegrating tablet without such a complicated process as freeze-drying. This invention relates to an orally disintegrating tablet having a specific surface area of from 1.50 to 4.00 mm2/mg and a weight of from 100 to 300 mg, particularly having a disintegration time in water of 7 seconds or less and an oral disintegration time of 6 seconds or less, a method for the production of said orally disintegrating tablet, and to a disintegrative particulate composition for use in said method.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 16, 2016
    Publication date: August 23, 2018
    Inventors: Tomohito OKABAYASHI, Atsuhiro UETOMO, Naohiro HASHIKAWA, Takahiro HIRAMURA, Tetsuro MORITA, Kimiko IKEDA
  • Publication number: 20180235876
    Abstract: A method is used in the production of a disintegrative particulate composition including three components consisting of a first disintegrator component having sedimentation volume in water of 4.0 cm3/g or more, and a second disintegrator component other than the first disintegrator component and an excipient. The method includes a first wet granulation step using any two of the three components, and a second wet granulation step using the granules obtained in the first wet granulation step and at least the component not used in the first wet granulation step; thus the disintegrative particulate composition is produced. Moreover, an orally disintegrating tablet contains a medicinal ingredient and the disintegrative particulate composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 18, 2018
    Publication date: August 23, 2018
    Inventors: Takahiro HIRAMURA, Kiyoshi IKURA, Sae ITAYA, Tomohito OKABAYASHI, Naohiro HASHIKAWA, Anan SAKAGUCHI
  • Publication number: 20180214377
    Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to provide a disintegrating tablet having excellent tablet hardness and disintegrability, which is suitable for pharmaceuticals and various kinds of foods such as supplemental foods, nutrition function foods and health foods has been desired as highly convenient forms which can safely be taken by patients who have difficulty in swallowing drugs, elderly people, children, etc., and which can easily be taken without water irrespective of places; and a disintegrative particulate composition comprised in the disintegrating tablet. The present invention relates to a disintegrative particulate composition comprising a disintegrator component and micro-fibrillated cellulose, and a disintegrating tablet for pharmaceuticals or foods, comprising the disintegrative particulate composition, which has excellent tablet hardness and disintegrability.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 7, 2015
    Publication date: August 2, 2018
    Inventors: Takahiro HIRAMURA, Kiyoshi Ikura, Sae Itaya, Tomohito Okabayashi, Yoshihisa Takigawa, Anan Sakaguchi, Naohiro Hashikawa
  • Publication number: 20180153773
    Abstract: The purpose of present invention to provide a method for the production of an easy-to-take solid preparation, which is mainly characterized in that an outer layer-forming processing to provide an easy-to-take property is simply performed in a dry process without going through a wet condition so as to make the formed outer layer thicker; the easy-to-take solid preparation and the like.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2016
    Publication date: June 7, 2018
    Inventors: Momoko HAMASAKI, Anan SAKAGUCHI, Tomohito OKABAYASHI, Takahiro HIRAMURA
  • Patent number: 9974738
    Abstract: A method is used in the production of a disintegrative particulate composition including three components consisting of a first disintegrator component having sedimentation volume in water of 4.0 cm3/g or more, and a second disintegrator component other than the first disintegrator component and an excipient. The method includes a first wet granulation step using any two of the three components, and a second wet granulation step using the granules obtained in the first wet granulation step and at least the component not used in the first wet granulation step; thus the disintegrative particulate composition is produced. Moreover, an orally disintegrating tablet contains a medicinal ingredient and the disintegrative particulate composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 22, 2018
    Assignee: DAICEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takahiro Hiramura, Kiyoshi Ikura, Sae Itaya, Tomohito Okabayashi, Naohiro Hashikawa, Anan Sakaguchi
  • Publication number: 20170340568
    Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to provide a new disintegrative particulate composition having an optimal balance between the tablet hardness and disintegrability that are mutually opposing properties, and disintegrating tablets for pharmaceuticals and various kinds of foods comprising said composition. The present invention relates to a disintegrative particulate composition comprising milled lactose and/or granulated lactose as an excipient, and to a disintegrating tablet for pharmaceuticals or foods, comprising the disintegrative particulate composition, especially the tablet having tablet hardness of from 20 to 200 N, and disintegration time in water of from 1 to 60 sec.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 8, 2015
    Publication date: November 30, 2017
    Inventors: Takahiro HIRAMURA, Kiyoshi IKURA, Tomohito OKABAYASHI, Yoshihisa TAKIGAWA, Naohiro HASHIKAWA
  • Publication number: 20170333352
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide an orally disintegrating tablet (ultrafast-disintegrating tablet) having an extremely high disintegrability (short disintegration time), and a high tablet hardness, and to provide a simple method for the production of said ultrafast-disintegrating tablet without such a complicated process as freeze-drying. This invention relates to an orally disintegrating tablet having a specific surface area of from 1.50 to 2.50 mm2/mg and a weight of from 10 to 50 mg, particularly having a disintegration time in water of 7 seconds or less and an oral disintegration time of 5 seconds or less, a method for the production of said orally disintegrating tablet, and to a disintegrative particulate composition for use in said method.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 28, 2015
    Publication date: November 23, 2017
    Inventors: Naohiro HASHIKAWA, Tomohito OKABAYASHI, Yoshihisa TAKIGAWA, Atsuhiro UETOMO
  • Publication number: 20160250144
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a disintegrative particulate composition that can be used for an orally disintegrating tablet having both excellent tablet hardness and disintegrability. This invention relates to a method for the production of a disintegrative particulate composition including three components consisting of a first disintegrator component having sedimentation volume in water of 4.0 cm3/g or more, a second disintegrator component other than the first disintegrator component and an excipient, which comprises a first wet granulation step using any two of the three components and a second wet granulation step using the granules obtained in the first wet granulation step and at least the remaining one component not used in the first wet granulation step; the disintegrative particulate composition thus produced; and an orally disintegrating tablet comprising a medicinal ingredient and the disintegrative particulate composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2014
    Publication date: September 1, 2016
    Inventors: Takahiro HIRAMURA, Kiyoshi IKURA, Sae ITAYA, Tomohito OKABAYASHI, Nohiro HASHIKAWA, Anan SAKAGUCHI
  • Publication number: 20160213619
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide an orally disintegrating tablet having both an excellent tablet hardness and disintegrability even when the content of a medicinal ingredient is high. This invention relates to an orally disintegrating tablet comprising a medicinal ingredient having distribution coefficient (log P) in a range of from ?6.0 to 10.0 and a disintegrative particulate composition produced by granulation consisting of at least two stages, especially to said orally disintegrating tablet having tablet hardness of from 30 to 100 N, and disintegration time in water of from 10 to 30 sec.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2014
    Publication date: July 28, 2016
    Inventors: Takahiro HIRAMURA, Kiyoshi IKURA, Sae ITAYA, Tomohito OKABAYASHI, Anan SAKAGUCHI, Tetsuro MORITA, Kimiko IKEDA
  • Publication number: 20160136097
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide an orally disintegrating tablet (ultrafast-disintegrating tablet) having an extremely high disintegrability (short disintegration time), and a high tablet hardness, and to provide a simple method for the production of said ultrafast-disintegrating tablet without such a complicated process as freeze-drying. This invention relates to an orally disintegrating tablet comprising a first disintegrator component of an acid-type carboxymethylcellulose, and having a tablet hardness of 10 N or more and a disintegration time in water of less than 15 seconds, a method for the production of said orally disintegrating tablet, and to a disintegrative particulate composition for use in said method.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 4, 2014
    Publication date: May 19, 2016
    Inventors: Takahiro HIRAMURA, Sae ITAYA, Naohiro HASHIKAWA, Tomohito OKABAYASHI, Anan SAKAGUCHI
  • Publication number: 20150238424
    Abstract: An object of the present application is to provide an orally-disintegrating tablet having excellent tablet hardness and disintegrability, and including a disintegrative particulate composition. This invention relates to a disintegrative particulate composition comprising the four components consisting of a first disintegrator component of an acid-type carboxymethylcellulose, a second disintegrator component other than the acid-type carboxymethylcellulose, an excipient of a sugar or sugar alcohol, and crystalline cellulose; and to an orally-disintegrating tablet, including the disintegrative particulate composition and a medicinal ingredient.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2013
    Publication date: August 27, 2015
    Inventors: Takahiro Hiramura, Kiyoshi Ikura, Sae Ishikawa, Tomohito Okabayashi, Naohiro Hashikawa, Tetsuro Morita, Kimiko Ikeda
  • Publication number: 20150174075
    Abstract: An object of the present application is to provide an orally-disintegrating tablet having excellent tablet hardness and disintegrability and a disintegrative particulate composition by which the orally-disintegrating tablet can be obtained with a relatively low tablet compression force and which can provide excellent moldability, as well as a method of producing the same, etc.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2013
    Publication date: June 25, 2015
    Inventors: Takahiro Hiramura, Kiyoshi Ikura, Sae Itaya, Tomohito Okabayashi, Naohiro Hashikawa, Tetsuro Morita, Kimiko Ikeda, Haruka Wakayma
  • Publication number: 20150045452
    Abstract: The present application provides an orally-disintegrating tablet having excellent tablet hardness and disintegrability. The present application further provides a method of producing a disintegrative particulate composition including three components consisting of a first disintegrator component of an acid-type carboxymethylcellulose, a second disintegrator component and an excipient. The method includes a first wet granulation step using any two of the three components, and a second wet granulation step using granules obtained in the first wet granulation step and the remaining one component of the three components not used in the first wet granulation step. The production method may further includes a crystalline cellulose as a fourth component or a third step of mixing a crystalline cellulose into granules obtained in the second wet granulation step. Disintegrative particulate compositions obtained by these methods are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2013
    Publication date: February 12, 2015
    Inventors: Takahiro Hiramura, Kiyoshi Ikura, Sae Itaya, Tomohito Okabayashi, Naohiro Hashikawa, Tetsuro Morita, Kimko Ikeda, Haruka Wakayama