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Basics: Excipients Used in Nonsterile Compounding, Part 2.

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Summary of "Basics: Excipients Used in Nonsterile Compounding, Part 2."

The July-August 2019 issue of the International Journal of Pharmaceutical Compounding includes part 1 of a 3-part article on the topic of excipients used in nonsterile compounding. This article, which discusses dosage form design and excipients related to appearance, palatability, flavoring, sweetening, and coloring, represents part 2 of this 3-part series. Part 3 will discuss preservatives used in nonsterile preparations. The topics presented in part 2 are very important for patient compliance. The colors, flavors, sweetening, appearance, and other dosage form characteristics can often be modified to enhance compliance by the patient, which can aid in therapeutic effectiveness.

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Name: International journal of pharmaceutical compounding
ISSN: 1092-4221
Pages: 393-396

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