BIOAVAILABILITY ENHANCEMENT – Navigating a Broad Spectrum of Solubilization Technologies: Part I of III
In the past two columns, The Second Quadrant focused on excipients and the roles they play in the quest to overcome bioavailability challenges of poorly…
In June’s edition of The Second Quadrant, we heard from leading excipient providers about challenges faced directly related to formulating with excipients for greater bioavailability.…
Marshall Crew, PhD, President & CEO, Agere Pharmaceuticals, Inc., continues his multiple-part series discussing today’s most challenging issues in solubility.
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.
Marshall Crew, PhD, President & CEO, Agere Pharmaceuticals, Inc., begins his multiple-part series discussing today’s most challenging issues in solubility.
Hans Ole Klingenberg explains how Bacillus-derived HA offers new opportunities for ophthalmic applications by providing a safe and biocompatible source that can streamline manufacturing processes, while offering convenient application and increased patient comfort and compliance.
EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW – Agere: Solubilization: Accessing Broader Chemistries by Integrating Fundamental Science With Automation for Greater Predictability
Drug Development Executive: Marshall Crew, President & CEO of Agere, discusses how the company is taking a different approach that leverages expertise, but relies heavily on the principles of physical chemistry to enable automation.
EXCIPIENT UPDATE – Addressing Challenges With Low-Solubility Compounds: The Importance of Functional Excipients in the Formulation of Amorphous Dispersions
Rod Ray, PhD, explains that because more than half of the compounds in early development are considered poorly soluble, improving oral bioavailability represents a significant challenge to the pharmaceutical industry.
Robert Gwozdz, MPharm, presents an overview of polymers used in the more exotic and technically challenging dosage forms involving MR as well as those used for enhancing the dissolution and bioavailability of poorly soluble APIs.
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Lubrizol Life Science Health Launches Innovative Apisolex(TM) Technology to Improve Solubility & Simplify Manufacturing of Parenteral Drug Products
Lubrizol Life Science (LLS) Health, a global leader in accelerating success and innovation in pharmaceutical development, has launched Apisolex, a novel solubility-enhancing excipient for use in….
Croda International Plc that uses smart science to create high performance ingredients and solutions that improve lives, recently announced that it has been awarded a £15.9 million grant by the UK Government to expand….
DFE Pharma, Harro Höfliger & Sterling Announce Unique Partnership to Provide Formulation Services for Respiratory Products
Three leading companies in their respective fields – DFE Pharma (excipients solution provider), Harro Höfliger (equipment supplier), and Sterling (API manufacturer) recently announced a unique partnership….
Evonik Increases Global Supply of Pharma-Grade Plant-Derived Cholesterol for mRNA Vaccines & Gene Therapies
Evonik has boosted its supply of plant-derived cholesterol, one of the most critical components for the manufacture of mRNA vaccines and gene therapies. The large-scale production of….
Q-VANT Biosciences Launches to Solve the Pharmaceutical Industry Problem of Limited Quillaja Saponin-Based Adjuvants for Life-Saving Vaccines
Q-VANT Biosciences has launched as the first company to achieve a 100% sustainable way to meet the growing global vaccine market demand for Quillaja saponin-based adjuvants including QS-21. QS-21 is considered the “Gold Standard” adjuvant for enhancing immune….
MARKET NEWS & TRENDS
As the advantages of transdermal drug delivery grow, the global market for transdermal patches also is growing. Join DuPont™ Liveo™ Healthcare Solutions and Gattefossé Pharmaceuticals for a complimentary one-hour webinar to explore the current….
The Rule of 5 suggests that, for oral bioavailability, a better chance for oral absorption is obtained when the molecules are within the parameters of the Rule of 5’. However, the pharmaceutical industry is achieving oral efficacy with drugs that exceed….
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This white paper will introduce the concept of dissolution and discuss how poloxamers are a simple yet powerful formulation approach that can enhance dissolution rate, while minimizing resource requirements.
WHITEPAPER: Lonza Engine® & Xcelodose®: Accelerating Preclinical & Clinical Trial Pathways With Target Dosing Technologies
Learn how Lonza helps developers quickly assess new drug candidates while minimizing API consumption through efficient excipient screenings, encapsulation and early-phase clinical development technologies. Drug…
FORMULATION FORUM – A Quick Approach for Evaluation of Drug-Excipient Compatibility: Case of Acetylsalicylic Acid
In this study, the authors monitor acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) hydrolysis in different formulations using UPLC and TAM with the objective of comparing these methods for agreement, speed, and efficiency in predicting drug stability. In parallel, they assess the impact of the excipient choices on the stability of the ASA.
ProPerma™ uniquely improves both permeability and bioavailability of BCS III and BCS IV compounds by deploying an innovative and bespoke combination of GRAS and novel enhancing excipients…