A new generation starch product as excipient in pharmaceutical tablets. III. Parameters affecting controlled drug release from tablets based on high surface area retrograded pregelatinized potato starch.


This paper describes the general applicability of a new pregelatinized starch product in directly compressible controlled-release matrix systems. It was prepared by enzymatic degradation of potato starch followed by precipitation (retrogradation), filtration and washing with ethanol. The advantages of the material include ease of tablet preparation, the… (More)


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