Thursday, April 15, 2021

Tag: Powders

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Powders Mixers: An Overview

Mixing of powders is probably one of the most widely performed unit operation in pharmaceutical manufacturing. This fact is still reflected in the design of…
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Problems Encountered During Trituration and Possible Solutions

As discussed in our article “Mixing of Pharmaceutical Powders in Small-Scale Operations”, trituration process involves direct rubbing or grinding of hard powder in a mortar…
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Mechanisms Involved in the Mixing of Pharmaceutical Powders

Powder mixing is an operation that aims to treat two or more components, initially in an unmixed or partially mixed state, so that each unit…
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Mixing of Pharmaceutical Powders in Small-Scale Operations

Mixing of pharmaceutical powder is a unit operation that serves to make two or more components uniformly distributed in the powder bed. In most cases,…
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Effervescent Salts

Effervescent salts (sometimes called effervescent powders) are a special type of bulk powders or granules containing sodium bicarbonate, a suitable organic acid (citric or tartaric),…
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Classification of Pharmaceutical Powders

Powders are solid dosage form containing dry mixtures of finely divided drug substance(s) and excipients intended for internal or external use. Although the use of…
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Advantages and Disadvantages of Pharmaceutical Powders

Powders are solid dosage forms containing dry mixtures of finely divided medicinal and non-medicinal agents intended for internal or external use. It is a solid…
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Pharmaceutical Powders: An Overview

Powders represent one of the oldest and most conventional dosage forms. The term “powder” has more than one connotation in pharmacy. It may be used…
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