Excipients

FORMULATING PEPTIDES – Novel Formulations for Non-Invasive Delivery & Stabilization of Peptides

Edward T. Maggio, PhD, examines how alkylsaccharides offer exciting prospects for novel formulations, providing non-invasive delivery, stabilization, and immunogenicity reduction for biotherapeutic products, resulting in broader patient acceptance and compliance and an increase in their acceptance as viable commercial pharmaceuticals.

EXCIPIENT UPDATE – Delivering Gastric-Resistant Functionality Via a Colorless Top Coat

Philip J. Butler and Thorsten Cech investigate the gastric-resistant functionality obtained by applying a clear, two-component MAE coating formulation onto a tablet sub-coated with a pigmented instant-release coating and investigate the impact of hydrophilic and lipophilic plasticizers on the film characteristics of MAE-based coating formulations.

EXCLUSIVE ONLINE CONTENT

1/1/2020

HIGH PURITY EXCIPIENTS – A Simple Solution to a Complex Problem

William Small, PhD, and Arsalan Khan say drug degradation can have toxicological effects in many instances, and it is imperative that this mechanism be minimized as much as possible. The best solution to this is to ensure that appropriate ingredients, both high in quality and purity, are chosen and used throughout the entire drug product lifecycle.