Definition of Dispersing Excipient

An inactive ingredient of the solid pharmaceutical dosage form added to cement the active and inert components of tablets together to maintain cohesive and discrete portions. These are especially important in the production of time-release products. Binders provide the matrix from which the drug is gradually secreted. The commonly used binder excipients in U.S.-manufactured drug products are microcrystalline cellulose and starch.

Dispersing Excipient is from the group

Pharmaceutical Excipient

Other Names for Dispersing Excipient

Dispersing Excipient
Dispersing
Drug Dispersing Agent

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