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Mixers for producing capsule shells
Q: What type of mixer should we use to produce capsule shells?
Capsule shell chemistries today must meet a myriad of requirements, including those affected by consumer preferences, the need for compatibility with active pharmaceutical ingredients, a formulation's dissolution rates and moisture sensitivity, the acceptable oxygen permeability, and the overall product stability.
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Q: What are the benefits of continuous manufacturing?
Continuous manufacturing has steadily gained momentum within the oral solid dosage (OSD) industry over the last few years. It has been the standard method of production in a variety of industries for decades, and the pharmaceutical industry has taken note of the huge financial and quality potential of moving from batch production to a more continuous process.
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Using natural alternative excipients for tableting and capsule filling
This article discusses the importance of finding organic substitutes to traditional excipients and presents a study that used premixed natural excipients to incorporate an oily substance into a powder for encapsulation.
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