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Discovery & Development Dosage Forms, Drug Delivery, Small Molecules, Formulation

Swallowability by Design

“Great news! We have our API – now, let’s formulate a tablet and get to market fast.” 

Let’s be honest; tablets remain a popular choice for manufacturers predominantly because they are easy and cost effective to manufacture, package and ship. Luckily, they also offer good physical and chemical stability, and facilitate simple, accurate dosing (even at small volumes of API). And there is a degree of flexibility: the release profile can be modified using alternative coating methods, and the shape and color of tablets can be changed for both aesthetic and practical purposes, with any unpleasant taste being masked by coating (in theory). Surely, the perfect dosage form!

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Thomas Hein

Thomas Hein is Senior Vice President Commercial and Regulatory Affairs, Hermes Pharma, Germany.

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