Hypromellose 2208 (15000 mpa.s)Product ingredient for Hypromellose

Name
Hypromellose 2208 (15000 mpa.s)
Drug Entry
Hypromellose

Hypromellose, or hydroxypropyl methylcellulose (HPMC) 8, is a semisynthetic, inert, and viscoelastic polymer that forms a colloid solution when dissolved in water. It acts as a thickening agent, coating polymer, bioadhesive, solubility enhancer in solid dispersions, and binder in the process of granulation and in modified release formulations 2. It is a commonly used as a delivery component in oral pharmaceutical products that provides the release of a drug in a controlled fashion, effectively increasing the duration of release of a drug to prolong its therapeutic effects 1. Hypromellose is also found in eye drops as a lubricant 3.

Accession Number
DBSALT001551
Structure
Thumb
Synonyms
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UNII
Z78RG6M2N2
CAS Number
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External Links
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Predicted Properties
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