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Q: How can I get the best possible imprint for my capsules?
Whether you want to print a logo, a dosage amount, or an imprint code on your capsule, regulatory bodies worldwide require you to register its appearance before the product hits the market. Additionally, your capsule's imprint can be just as important as its color for marketing and identification. It's vital that your imprint be clear, legible, and distinctive.
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Poorly compactible formulations, part 1
Q: How can we make tablets from a poorly compactible formulation?
Compactibility is the ability of a formulation to form a tablet of adequate strength. A common challenge in oral solid dosage (OSD) manufacturing is making good tablets with a poorly compactible formulation. In part 1 of this article, I'll discuss some factors that contribute to a formulation's compactibility.
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Capsule filling for research and development or small-scale production
The two-piece hard-shell gelatin capsule is a tried and true technology for oral delivery of solid dosage compounds, but capsule filling processes still require R&D testing to ensure accurate filling. Many active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) are difficult to obtain, so capsule filling testing methods must be frugal to get as much test data as possible from limited amounts of API.
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