Excipients

Glidants

Glidants are excipients that are used in Oral Solid dosage forms to enhance the flow of powders or granules. Definition Of Glidant Glidants are the excipients that increase the flow of powders or granules by reducing interparticle friction.       Other Name Of Glidants Glidants are also known as Flow Promoters. Mechanism Of Working […]

Xylitol | Xylitol Sweetener

Xylitol is a sugar alcohol found in many plants and fruits.Xylitol is used as a sweetener in food and medicines due to its added benefits as compared to the normal sugar.Xylitol is also known as sugar free sweetener because it is as sweet as simple sucrose and have less calories.It does not increase the blood

Kollidon CL | Crospovidone | Kollidon CL Used

Crospovidone is a cross-linked polyvinylpyrrolidone or Crosslinked PVP and is used as a super disintegrant in manufacturing of oral solid dosage forms in pharmaceutical industries. Other Names The other names used for crospovidone are as follow, Mechanism Of Crospovidone Crospovidone is insoluble in water and gives its disintegration effect by swelling without forming gel. Uses

Tablet Binders | Binders Used In Tablet Manufacturing | Binders Classification

Binders are one of the most important excipients used in the manufacturing of tablets, capsules, pills, and dry powder suspensions.In broader terms binders or binding agents are used for manufacturing oral solid dosage forms. Binders are the excipients that give cohesiveness to the powders and binders are the materials that are used to convert powders

Ascorbic Acid|Vitamin C

Ascorbic acid is one of the most important vitamins which is not only important for human health but is also used in different pharmaceutical products as an antioxidant and therapeutic agent. Other Name Of Ascorbic Acid Following are other names of ascorbic acid Vitamin C  Appearance Of Ascorbic Acid/Vitamin C Ascorbic Acid in Pharmaceutical Products

Kyron|Polacrilin Potassium

Polacrilin Potassium also known as PP is an excipient used in pharmaceutical formulations. This excipient is not used in the majority of pharmaceutical industries because it is not a common excipient but it has many good properties and is used in pharmaceutical dosage forms. Other Names Kyron Potassium Salt What is Kyron? Kyron is Polacrilin

Pharmaceutical Excipients Knowledge

 Q:1 Which of the following is used as aerosol propellent________? a)Carbon dioxide b)Dichlorodifluoromethane c)Dichlorotetrafluoroethane d)All of the above Right answer is (d ) Q:2 Which of the following is used as a buffering agent_______? a)Sodium citrate b)Potassium metaphosphate c)Potassium metaphosphate d)All of the above Right answer is (d ) Q:3 Which of the following is