Oral solid formulations

IMCD offers the complete range of excipients in your solid dose formulations, including: directly compressible binders; granulation binders; co-processed high-functionality binders; diluents for tablets and capsules; disintegrants; lubricants; antiadherents; glidants; colouring agents and flavours.

Oral solid doses require high-quality excipients, with performance to meet modern standards in high-speed production together with material safety. There is such a high variety in solid dose forms that we couldn’t possibly list all the excipients IMCD has to offer. However, our technical specialists with the support of our suppliers can provide support throughout the development of immediate and controlled release tablets, chewable and orally disintegrating tablets, hard and softgel capsules, muco-adhesive doses, coated tablets and multi-particulate dosage forms. IMCD’s range of ingredients for use in oral formulations includes the following major excipients:

  • Microcrystalline cellulose inc. co-processed high-functionality excipients
  • Lactose (spray-dried, anhydrous and monohydrate)
  • Calcium phosphate (Anhydrous and dihydrate)
  • Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose – for tablet cores and coatings
  • Croscarmellose sodium
  • Mannitol
  • Povidone (PVP)
  • Crospovidone
  • Sorbitol
  • Dimethicone
  • Sodium stearyl fumarate
  • Sodium starch glycollate
  • Hydroxypropylcellulose
  • Native & modified corn starch
  • Carrageenan
  • Alginates
  • Silicon dioxide
  • Flavours
  • Colours
  • Functional & Aesthetic Coatings