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Advancements in Pharmaceutical Suspensions and Their Patents

Pharmaceutical suspensions are dispersion of particulate drug(s) in a liquid medium (usually aqueous) in which the drug is not readily soluble. Doses formulated as suspensions…
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Physical Stability Issues Frequently Encountered In Suspensions

Stability of a pharmaceutical product may be defined as the capability of a particular formulation in a specific container/closure system to remain within its physical,…
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Chemical Stability Issues Frequently Encountered in Suspensions

Suspensions are commonly referred to as dispersions in which the therapeutic agent is dispersed in the external phase (the vehicle). In an ideal suspension, particles…
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Manufacture of Pharmaceutical Suspensions

Suspensions are an important class of pharmaceutical dosage forms. The advantages of suspension dosage forms include effective dispensing/ administration of insoluble or poorly soluble drugs;…
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Theoretical Considerations for Pharmaceutical Suspensions

A suspension is a disperse system in which solid, vehicle-insoluble particles (internal phase) are uniformly suspended by mechanical agitation and formulation design throughout the liquid…
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Rheologic Considerations for Pharmaceutical Suspensions

Rheologic consideration is of great importance in the study of the stability of pharmaceutical suspensions. This is because the viscosity of a suspension can modify…
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11 Tips on How to Control Crystal Growth in Pharmaceutical Suspensions

Crystal growth, also known as Ostwald ripening is simply the change in the particle size distribution in pharmaceutical suspensions. It a process whereby small particles…
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Differences between Flocculated and Deflocculated Suspensions

A pharmaceutical suspension is the dispersion of solid particles (usually a drug) in a liquid medium (usually aqueous) in which the drug is not readily…
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Limitations of Stokes’ Law

Stokes’ law is a generalized equation that describes how certain factors affect the rate of settling in dispersed systems. The implication is that, as the…
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Limitations of Stokes’ Law

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Sweetening Agents Used In Oral Pharmaceutical Suspensions

Sweetening agents are excipients often added to pharmaceutical dosage forms to mask bitter taste of the partially dissolved drug and to improve palatability in general.…
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Preservatives Used In Pharmaceutical Suspensions: Typical Use Levels and Comments

An antimicrobial agent is a natural or synthetic substance that interferes with the growth and activities of microorganisms that may accidentally contaminate pharmaceutical dosage forms.…
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How to Reconstitute Oral Suspensions [Step-by-Step Guide]

Powders for oral suspension are preparations consisting of solid, loose, dry particles of varying degrees of fine particle size. They are developed as powder mixtures…
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Advantages and Disadvantages of Pharmaceutical Suspensions

Pharmaceutical suspension is a liquid dosage form containing finely divided, undissolved drug particles dispersed throughout a liquid vehicle in which the drug exhibits a minimum…
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Liquid Dosage Forms: Pharmaceutical Suspensions

Pharmaceutical suspensions are liquid dosage forms containing finely divided insoluble materials (the suspensoid) distributed somewhat uniformly throughout the suspending medium (suspending vehicle) in which the…
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