Video
19 Jul 2023

Excipient Engineering and Design to Improve Processing of Oral Controlled Release Formulations

Hydrophilic polymer matrix systems are widely used in oral controlled drug delivery because of their flexibility to obtain a desirable drug release profile, cost effectiveness, and broad regulatory acceptance.

Hydroxypropyl methyl cellulose (HPMC) is the key matrix former used in the majority of formulations. As controlled release formulations continue to evolve, so does the need for more robust and flexible matrix forming polymers. Join this learning lab session to:

  • understand key mechanistic aspects of hypromellose-enabled hydrophilic matrix tablets
  • discover how polymer engineering results in optimized Benecel HPMC grades (new Benecel XR & XRF HPMC grades)
  • learn about the advantages of Benecel DC Hypromellose in flow and loss-in-weight (LIW) feeding for continuous manufacturing compared to regular HPMC grades




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