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Polacrilin Sodium

Excipient (pharmacologically inactive substance)

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Dec 19, 2018.

What is it?

Polacrilin is an ion exchange resin used in oral pharmaceutical formulations as a tablet disintegrant. Physically, ion exchange resins are small plastic beads with a diameter of roughly 0.6 millimeters.[1]

[1] Bele MH, et al. Effect of Polacrilin Potassium as Disintegrant on Bioavailability of Diclofenac Potassium in Tablets : a Technical Note. AAPS PharmSciTech. 2012 Sep; 13(3): 756–59. Accessed February 27, 2015 at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3429670/

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