Lubripharm® SSF

Lubripharm® Sodium Stearyl Fumarate (SSF) is a tablet lubricant for use in traditional and orally disintegrating tablets, effervescent formulas, or in formulas where the active is incompatible with magnesium stearate. Since it is less hydrophobic than magnesium stearate it provides better stability

Sodium Stearyl Fumarate, NF, EP, JP
Lubripharm Sodium Stearyl Fumarate (SSF) is an inert, less hydrophobic alternative to magnesium stearate as a pharmaceutical tablet lubricant. Tablets made with Lubripharm SSF exhibit less sensitivity to variations in blending time and lubricant levels and have functionally superior hardness characteristics compared to tablets produced with magnesium stearate. 

Lower Ejection Forces

Reduces attrition to tablet

Avoids tablet capping

Faster Disintegration Times

Improved disintegration time is essential to ODT systems

Less Hydrophobic than magnesium stearate

Less Sensitive to Overblending

Improves processing rates

Superior hardness

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Excipients for Swallow Tablets

Excipients for Swallow Tablets

Traditional swallow tablets are the most widely used solid oral dosage form. Their main advantages are ease of formulation and good chemical and physical stability. They tend to be the most economical to produce.

Excipients for Effervescents

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Effervescence has been widely used in the pharmaceutical and nutritional markets. These delivery systems can provide various benefits ranging from ease and convenience of administration to providing more accurate dosing.

Orally Disintegrating Technology (Oral Drug Delivery)

Orally Disintegrating Technology (Oral Drug Delivery)

Offering ease of use and convenience, orally disintegrating tablets (ODT) and powders (ODP) have become a preferred dosage form for consumers worldwide for medications in a variety of therapeutic areas.

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