Med.Inter.Rev. 2014, 102, 10-18.

The excipients used in the non-coated tablets- a review.


POLSKI Andrzej1., IWANIAK Karol1., NALEŚNIAK Magdalena1., POLESZAK Ewa1.
1.Chair and Department of Applied Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical University of Lublin, 1 Chodzki Str. 20-093, Lublin, Poland.


Abstract
In modern drug technology excipients fulfill many important roles: antiadherents, binders, disintegrants, fillers, flavours, lubricants, etc. They can modify many properties of tablets including disintegration time, substance release place (stomach, intestine) and time (fast or slow release, non-modified), improvement of taste and flavor, etc. There are many scientific reports that can help choose suitable excipients to produce tablets that have desired properties. That paper was created to arrange knowledge about them.

Keywords:excipients, drug technology, tablets


Oryginal language: English

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