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Alkalizing Agents, Featured Excipient:

Author(s):  Allen Loyd V Jr

Issue:  Sep/Oct 1999 - Natural Hormone Replacement Therapy
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Abstract:  Alkalizing agents are used to adjust pH in pharmaceutical products. This discussion covers the following commonly used alkalizing agents: Ammonia Solution, Strong, NF; Ammonium Carbonate NF; Diethanolamine NF; monoethanolamine; Potassium Hydroxide NF; Sodium Bicarbonate USP; Sodium Borate NF; Sodium Carbonate NF; Sodium Hydroxide NF; Sodium Phosphate Dibasic USP and Trolamine NF. A table provides a listing of alkalizing agents and their physicochemical characteristics.

Related Keywords: alkalizing agents, ammonia, ammonium carbonate, diethanolamine, monoethanolamine, pH, potassium hydroxide, sodium bicarbonate, sodium borate, sodium carbonate, sodium hydroxide, sodium phosphate dibasic , trolamine

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