publication . Article . Other literature type . 2010

Utilization of date syrup as a tablet binder, comparative study

Alanazi, Fars Kaed;
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  • Published: 01 Apr 2010 Journal: Saudi Pharmaceutical Journal, volume 18, issue 2, pages 81-89 (issn: 1319-0164, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
Abstract
The aim of this study was to investigate the possibility of using dates syrup as a tablet binder. Dates syrup (40%, 50%, 60% w/w dates syrup:water) was utilized for the granulation of sodium bicarbonate and calcium carbonate as examples for water-soluble and water-insoluble materials; correspondingly. Those two materials represent examples of bulky drugs as well. Starch paste (10% w/w starch in water) and sucrose syrup (50% w/w sucrose in water), the well-known tablet binders, were used in the granulation of the same materials for the sake of comparison. The granulations were evaluated with regard to particle size and particle size distribution, granule strength...
Subjects
mesheuropmc: food and beveragesnutritional and metabolic diseases
free text keywords: Original Article, Pharmaceutical Science, Pharmacology
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2010

Utilization of date syrup as a tablet binder, comparative study

Alanazi, Fars Kaed;