Thixotropic property in pharmaceutical formulations.

  title={Thixotropic property in pharmaceutical formulations.},
  author={Chi Ho Lee and Venkat Moturi and Yugyung Lee},
  journal={Journal of controlled release : official journal of the Controlled Release Society},
  volume={136 2},
This review focuses on the characterization of the thixotropic property, the factors affecting the thixotropic property and its pharmaceutical applications. These factors include pH, temperature, polymer concentrations, polymer modification, polymer combinations, and addition of cations or excipients. The relationships between the rheological properties of thixotropic formulations, and their effects on the controlled drug delivery through various routes including oral, topical, ophthalmic… CONTINUE READING