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Author(s):  Allen Loyd V Jr

Issue:  Nov/Dec 2000 - Compounding for Hormone Replacement Therapy
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Abstract:  Drugs must often be formulated in a nonaqueous vehicle. The author discusses the following nonaqueous solvents: Alkyl (Ca12-C15) Benzoate NF; Almond Oil NF; Corn Oil NF; Cottonseed Oil NF; Ethyl Oleate NF; Isopropyl Myristate NF; Isopropyl Palmitate NF; Mineral Oil USP; Mineral Oil, Light NF; Octyldodecanol NF; Olive Oil NF; Peanut Oil NF; Safflower Oil USP; Sesame Oil NF; Soybean Oil USP and Squalane NF. Tables provide information regarding physicochemical characters of oleaginous vehicles.

Related Keywords: alkyl benzoate, almond oil, corn oil, cottonseed oil, ethyl oleate, excipient, isopropyl myristate, isopropyl palmitate, mineral oil, octyldodecanol, oleaginous vehicle, olive oil, peanut oil, safflower oil, sesame oil, soybean oil, squalane

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