Journal :   Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology

Volume No. :   2

Issue No. :  2

Year :  2009

Pages :   245-249

ISSN Print :  0974-3618

ISSN Online :  0974-360X


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Concepts and Techniques of Pharmaceutical Powder Mixing Process: A Current Update



Address:   R Deveswaran*, S Bharath, BV Basavaraj, Sindhu Abraham , Sharon Furtado and V Madhavan
M.S Ramaiah College of Pharmacy, MSR Nagar, MSRIT Post, Bangalore-560054.India.
*Corresponding Author
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ABSTRACT:
Majority of the active ingredients and adjuvants used for the manufacture of pharmaceutical dosage forms constitutes in the powder form. The market for solid dosage forms involving powder processing is large and is growing day by day. Handling and processing of powders is central to pharmaceutical operations. But it poses numerous problems due to their unpredictable and irregular behavior. With recent technological developments, the pharma industry is overcoming the hurdles in making a quality product, which is substantiated by its compliance with regulatory requirements. This article deals with sequential approaches to be enforced by the pharmaceutical industries to draw out new technical responses to change with respect to mixing, granulation and direct compression techniques to ensure a stable and quality product.
KEYWORDS:
Demixing, mixtures, impaction mixer, blend uniformity.
Cite:
R Deveswaran, S Bharath, BV Basavaraj, Sindhu Abraham, Sharon Furtado, V Madhavan. Concepts and Techniques of Pharmaceutical Powder Mixing Process: A Current Update. Research J. Pharm. and Tech.2 (2): April.-June. 2009.Page 245-249.
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