A Systematic Evaluation of the Compression and Tablet Characteristics of Various Types of Lactose and Dibasic Calcium Phosphate

June 2, 2001
Ruey-ching (Richard) Hwang, PhD

Ruey-ching (Richard) Hwang, PhD, is a senior director of pharmaceutical sciences at Pfizer and a member of Pharmaceutical Technology’s editorial advisory board.

Pharmaceutical Technology, Pharmaceutical Technology-06-02-2001, Volume 25, Issue 6

Using formulations containing various types of lactose and dibasic calcium phosphate, the authors investigated the effects of lubricant level, lubrication time, and compression speed on tablet weight, hardness, and friability.

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