Main functionalities of lipid excipients for oral drug delivery

An very informative overview by Gattefossé on its excpients and uses thereof.


Lipid excipients for oral drug delivery include high to low HLB solubility and bioavailability enhancers, lubricants, modified-release, taste-masking and API protection agents. Excipients are used in a variety of processes enabling the formulation of different dosage forms, mainly tablets and granules; hard and soft capsules. For information on excipient functionality and formulation with different processes please see the Formulation Technologies section. 


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