The Basics of Compounding: Compounding Hard, Soft and Chewable Troches/Lozenges/Drops
Author(s): Allen Loyd V Jr
Issue: Nov/Dec 1999 - Compounding for Arthritis Patients
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Abstract: The author discusses types and definitions, historical development, composition, preparation, composition (vehicle/diluent, sweetener, flavor, acidulents, colors, preservatives), specific quality control, storage/labeling, stability and counseling. In addition, he provides the following formulations: Hard Lozenges: Sucrose Based, Hard Lozenges: Sorbitol Based, Soft Lozenges: Linguets, Soft Lozenges: PEG Troches, Soft Lozenges: PEG Troches With Suspending Agent, Soft Lozenges: Powdered-Sugar Troches, and Chewable Lozenges).
Related Keywords: lozenges, troches, drops, pastilles, PEG base, gelatin base, sore throat, confections, hard lozenges, soft lozenges, chewable lozenges, sorbitol, sucrose, linguets, sweetener, flavor, acidulents, preservatives, counseling, stability
Related Categories: HRT, PEDIATRICS, SUPPORT
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