Oral Solid Dosage Form

Prescriptions for successful solutions

While an apple a day keeps the doctor away (and the teacher happy) there comes a time, in almost everyone's life, when medication - in tablet form - is needed.  Our knowledge of the structure function of polymers, combined with our extensive product line can help you bind, coat, dissolve, and effectively deliver complex drug molecules where and when they're needed - making medication easier to swallow.  And, easy to swallow medication often yields better patient compliance,  which, in turn, yields better outcomes for everyone - a winning scenario. From concept to commericialization, working with Ashland makes medicine easy to swallow.

Ashland is unsurpassed in its ability to develop solutions for effective and efficient solutions to deliver today's complex drug molecules where and when they are needed.  Our centers of excellence and manufacturing sites operate in accordance with cGMP standards. Our various chemistries and technologies are supported by a global team of research and development scientists. Ashland stands ready collaborate with you on new solutions to help take you from concept to commercialization.  Our solutions include:

  • Increasing the solubility of active pharmaceutical ingredients with low or no solubility
  • Designing modified-release products to meet targeted release profiles
  • Reducing tablet size while maintaining active pharmaceutical ingredient load
  • Improving disintegration time of orally disintegrating tablets
  • Understanding implications of continuous manufacturing technology for oral dosage production

Ongoing research provides a foundation for advanced technical solutions to address these and future formulation and manufacturing challenges. Ashland provides formulators with industry-changing technologies and unique opportunities for research and development collaboration.


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