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Haack D | Koeberle M
Hot Melt Coating for Controlling the Stability, Release Properties and Taste of Solid Oral Dosage Forms / Haack und Koeberle – Hot Melt Coating · Haack D, Koeberle M · Hermes Arzneimittel GmbH – Division HERMES PHARMA, Pullach und Hermes Arzneimittel GmbH – Division HERMES PHARMA, Pullach
Traditional methods to coat solid oral dosage forms mostly use solvents, an approach that suffers from a range of drawbacks including cost, environmental concerns and lengthy processing times. Hot melt coating (HMC) is an innovative and effective alternative that is reliable, cheap and fast, while simultaneously offering an opportunity to better manipulate and control characteristics such as taste, stability and release rate. Here, we discuss the need for HMC, provide technical details of the process including the excipients involved, explore the relative merits and drawbacks of the technology and touch upon how the process can be scaled up ready for ...