Excipients explained

  • Yolanda Agnes Moroney
Keywords: excipients, inactive ingredients

Abstract

Excipients are inactive ingredients which are added during the manufacturing process of pharmaceutical products, such as oral and injectable preparations, topical products, eye, ear and nasal formulations, and suppositories. Their purpose is to aid the manufacturing process.

Author Biography

Yolanda Agnes Moroney
BSc (Pharm)
Section
The Medicine Cupboard