Pharma Excipients

Plasticizer

What are pharmaceutical film coatings? Part 1 -Tablets

There a many reasons for coating of different pharmaceutical products such as pellets, granules, capsules, powders and crystals. In this article, we will concentrate on the film-coating of tablets. The procedure of coating tablets is a complex process that results in the forming of a thin layer…
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Non-traditional application of drug and excipient

During formulation development, there are cases when, serendipitously, drug or excipients play a different role than intended one or a dual role. One of the examples of a non-traditional role is of a drug acting as a plasticizer. Plasticization tendency of APIs on polymers can be advantageous for…
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An introduction to pharmaceutical film coatings

A wide variety of pharmaceutical products,  including pellets, granules, capsules, powders, and crystals are often film coated. In this present article, we will concentrate on the film-coating of tablets. The procedure of coating tablets is a complex process that results in the forming of a thin…
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