Pregelatinized starch is commonly used in pharmaceutical formulations as a binder and filler. Pregelatinized starch is the starch that has been chemically and/or mechanically processed. It is commercially available in two types: Partially pregelatinized (flowable and directly compressible) and Fully pregelatinized (cold water soluble starch).
|Typical use level|
Diluent (hard gelatin capsules) 5–75% depending on the final formulation
|Benefits / Claims|
Excellent flow, binding, and hydration properties needed for capsule filling applications, both dosing disc and Dosator type capsule filling.