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Solid Dose Formulations

  • Ajay Babu Pazhayattil
  • Naheed Sayeed-Desta
  • Emilija Fredro-Kumbaradzi
  • Jordan Collins
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Part of the AAPS Introductions in the Pharmaceutical Sciences book series (AAPSINSTR)

Abstract

Among the solid dosage forms, tablets and capsules take by far the largest fraction of drug products taken by oral route. The chapter discusses tablet and capsule formulations and the traditional manufacturing processes. New technologies such as 3D printing are currently emerging as an alternate manufacturing process. Continuous solid dose manufacturing utilizes technology such as process analytical technology (PAT), process modeling to enhance pharmaceutical solid dose manufacturing processes.

Keywords

Formulation Solid dose Tablets Granulation Soft gelatin capsules Hard gelatin capsules 

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© American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ajay Babu Pazhayattil
    • 1
  • Naheed Sayeed-Desta
    • 2
  • Emilija Fredro-Kumbaradzi
    • 2
  • Jordan Collins
    • 3
  1. 1.Eurofins Alphora Reserach Inc. (Canada)TorontoCanada
  2. 2.Apotex (Canada)TorontoCanada
  3. 3.IQVIA (Canada)TorontoCanada

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