Excipients

Mar 21, 2013
ePT--the Electronic Newsletter of Pharmaceutical Technology
By Pharmaceutical Technology Editors
The 2013 Excipient Information Package (EIP) User Guide is now available for free download from the International Pharmaceutical Excipients Council (IPEC)-Americas.
Mar 01, 2013
Pharmaceutical Technology
By Pharmaceutical Technology Editors
The use of various documents and guides by the International Pharmaceutical Excipients Council can facilitate the flow of information among excipient manufacturers, distributors, and users.
Mar 01, 2013
Pharmaceutical Technology
Factors for assessing excipient variability, the associated challenges developers need to address to design and manufacture solid oral drug products, and solutions for such challenges are examined.
Feb 27, 2013
Pharmaceutical Technology
Specially designed excipients, improvements in processing capabilities, and a growing understanding of the hot-melt extrusion (HME) process is increasing the use of HME as an approach for enhancing the bioavailability of poorly soluble drugs.
Dec 21, 2012
ePT--the Electronic Newsletter of Pharmaceutical Technology
The agency recommends to avoid the use of to dibutyl phthalate and di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate in CDER-regulated drug and biologic products, including prescription and nonprescription products.
Sep 02, 2012
Pharmaceutical Technology
USP optimizes identification tests and impurities procedures.
Sep 02, 2012
Pharmaceutical Technology Europe
Solubilizers play an important role in dissolving poorly soluble molecules. As the number of poorly soluble lipophilic and/or hydrophobic molecules increases—whether as "brick dusts" or waxy substances—the industry is struggling to identify the appropriate lipophilic excipients (surfactants, solubilizers, solvents or polymers) that can be used to develop such poorly soluble formulations into solid dosages and other forms of pharmaceutical products.
Sep 01, 2012
Pharmaceutical Technology
A Q&A with BASF moderated by Patricia Van Arnum.
Jul 27, 2012
By Pharmaceutical Technology Editors
A complete and unedited audio slideshow of the Excipient Fest roundtable on atypical visible particles
Apr 02, 2012
Pharmaceutical Technology
Excipient manufacturers expand production capacity and partner to broaden their offerings.
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