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Capsule and Tablet Disintegrating Agents, Featured Excipient:

Author(s):  Allen Loyd V Jr

Issue:  Sep/Oct 2001 - Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
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Abstract:  Capsule and tablet disintegratiing agents are used to break up a capsule or tablet after it is administered. This discussion focuses on general categories of disintegrants and official disintegrating agents (Alginic Acid NF, Microcystalline Cellulose NF, Croscarmellose Sodium NF, Crospovidone NF, Polacrilin Potassium NF, Sodium Starch Glycolate NF, Starch NF and Pregelantinized Starch NF). A table provides information regarding the physicochemical characteristics and packaging requirements for capsule and tablet disintegratinig agents.

Related Keywords: Disintegrating agents, for capsules and tablets, SOP, capsule formulation, development of

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