Formulating an Oral Suspension (part 2)

In part 1 of this article I described the need to ensure the delivery of a uniform dose of a suspension, how this can be achieved and the challenges that can be encountered.  In part 2 I’d like to discuss preserving against microbial growth, taste & “mouthfeel” and manufacturability.  Suppressing microbial growth Aqueous solutions containing viscosity modifying polymers and other...

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Formulating an Oral Suspension (part 1)

  Frequently we at Velesco are approached with a request to formulate a suspension of a new compound for use in a clinical study.  Often this request contains the helpful information “we mixed some drug with some 2% methylcellulose solution and dosed it to the rats without issues so this shouldn’t be a big job, right?” Well maybe yes but probably no is the answer to that. Formulating...

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Velesco Expands Operations with Massachusetts Office

VELESCO EXPANDS OPERATIONS WITH MASSACHUSETTS OFFICE AT THE NEW QUINCY CENTER FOR INNOVATION (Quincy, MA; August 12, 2013) – Velesco Pharma has boosted its drug formulation, analytical development and cGMP clinical trial manufacturing services with the opening of a new business development office in the greater Boston area. Velesco supports early stage drug development projects with a deeply...

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