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A Novel Method for the Study of Water Absorption Rates by Swellable Matrices

May 2, 2003
S.R. Parakh, PhD

S.R. Parakh, PhD, is a principal and professor in pharmaceutics at the Maharashtra Academy of Engineering Research and Education, Maharashtra Institute of Pharmacy.

Pharmaceutical Technology, Pharmaceutical Technology-05-02-2003, Volume 27, Issue 5

Following the water absorption kinetics of hydrophilic matrices helps determine swelling behavior without disturbing the gel layer and aids in the quantitation of the water absorption pattern.