Pharma Excipients

Oleochemicals

Selecting Excipients for Liquid-Filled Hard Capsules

13. July 2018 Thixotropic gels, thermosoftened systems, and self-emulsifying systems have expanded the range of potential excipients. Liquid-filled hard capsules (LFHCs) are typically composed of a shell of gelatin or hydroxypropyl methylcellulose (HPMC) and filled…
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Deciphering Magnesium Stearate Thermotropic Behavior

08. July 2018 Magnesium stearate (MgSt) is the most commonly used excipient for oral solid dosage forms, yet there is significant commercial physicochemical variability that can lead to variable performance of critical product attributes. Differential scanning…
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