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Dead mass in continuous blending

Continuous manufacturing is an emerging technology in secondary pharmaceutical manufacturing of oral solid dosage forms such as tablets. Continuous blending is a crucial process step in continuous manufacturing. Residence mass (i.e. fill level or hold-up mass) is a critical process parameter of…
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Intestinal absorption-modifying excipients

Pharmaceutical excipients in drug products are defined as pharmacologically inactive and are integral constituents of all types of oral dosage forms. However, some excipients may increase drug absorption by interacting with the mucosal membrane. If the strategy is to use an excipient with a…
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