Excipient (pharmacologically inactive substance)
What is it?
Sugar spheres are a widely used excipient for sustained-release pellet formulations used in oral dosage forms. Sugar spheres are white seeds, composed of sucrose and starch, produced often by using a layered sugar-coating structure. Sugar spheres are then coated with the active substance and sustained release additives.
Top Medications with this excipient
- Antara 43 mg (Oscient Pharmaceuticals Corporation)
- Antara 130 mg (Oscient Pharmaceuticals Corporation)
- Avinza 90 mg (Ligand Pharmaceuticals)
- Avinza 60 mg (Ligand Pharmaceuticals)
- Avinza 30 mg (Ligand Pharmaceuticals)
- Avinza 120 mg (Ligand Pharmaceuticals)
- Lortab 2.5/500 500 mg / 2.5 mg (UCB Pharma, Inc.)
- Potassium Chloride Extended-Release 10 mEq (750 mg) (Ethex Corporation)
- Theophylline Extended-Release 300 mg (Inwood Laboratories Inc.)
- Theophylline Extended-Release 200 mg (Inwood Laboratories Inc.)
- Theophylline Extended-Release 125 mg (Inwood Laboratories Inc.)