Excipient (pharmacologically inactive substance)
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Aug 17, 2018.
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.
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