Hot Melt Extrusion for Oral Solid Dosage Forms

| April 18, 2019 | Sponsored

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Approximately half of all marketed drugs are administered orally, mostly in solid forms such as tablets or capsules. However, many APIs suffer from poor water solubility which leads to slow dissolution rates in the gastrointestinal tract and poor oral bioavailability. Hot melt extrusion is an efficient, trusted, and scalable tool that improves solubility and enables the development of oral solid dosage forms from BCS Class II and IV compounds.

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Doha Drug Store, one of Qatar’s premier Trading Companies, represents a list of 46 exclusive agencies in the Consumer goods and Pharmaceutical (Generic & Research) Industries. Founded in 1960 by Nasser Bin Khalid & Ali Bin Ali, as a Pharmaceutical Trading Company, the firm has since grown into one of Qatar’s major fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) suppliers, which fully operates its own warehousing, distribution and retail outlets, bringing timely products and services to the customer. Doha Drug Store has a proud heritage of servicing Qatar’s consumer market. Its products are sourced from worldwide locations, which stretch across four continents. Having formed partnering relationships with well-established firms in their respective fields of manufacturing and supply, Doha Drug Store is committed to delivering quality to its valued customers.

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