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Properties and applications of raw materials

(Lectures: 3h/week, Assessment: final exam at the end of each term or September)

  • · For tablets: Lubricants, diluents, binders, disintegrants, excipients for coating, plasticizers
  • · For topical semi-solid and transdermals pharmaceutical products: oils, fats, emulsifiers, humectants, gelling agents, penetration enhancers
  • · For suppositories: fatty bases, water soluble bases, water dispersible bases
  • · For suspensions: wetting agents, surfactants, coagulating-flocculating agents, suspending agents
  • · Preservatives
  • · Pharmaceutical polymers