Corpus ID: 1086297

Effects of Magnesium Stearate on Tablet Properties

  title={Effects of Magnesium Stearate on Tablet Properties},
  author={Doug Nelson dnelson},
  • Doug Nelson dnelson
  • Published 2009
  • This experiment tested the influence of the lubricant magnesium stearate on the effectiveness of the drug acetaminophen in a mixture of glidants and excipients. There are many factors that can cause variation in the effectiveness of drugs in tablet form. Chief among them are the lubrication and glidant percentages, shear rate, tablet hardness and hydrophobicity. In order to allow the powder to flow through the tablet press without building up a static charge, glidant must be added and regulated… CONTINUE READING
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