POLYOX™

Truly distinctive drug delivery solutions

POLYOX™ resins are nonionic polyethylene oxide solubility polymers. They are white to off-white, free-flowing hydrophilic powders supplied in a variety of viscosity grades corresponding to approximate molecular weight, ranging from 100,000 to 7,000,000 daltons.
 

Exceptionally unique polymer properties

POLYOX™ water soluble polymers for pharmaceutical applications possess a unique set of properties which allow for distinctive drug delivery solutions. 

  • Very fast hydration makes them excellent choices for controlled release matrix tablets.
  • Rapid swelling enables osmotic pump formulations which are perfect for narrow therapeutic window drugs or resolving food effects. Swelling properties also enable successful gastro-retentive dosage forms.
  • Thermoplastic properties with a low melting point of 65°C means POLYOX™ can be extruded. Tablets can also be heat treated to make them crush resistant, a key tool in creating abuse resistant formulations.
  • Superior adherence to mucosal membranes for mucoadhesive applications.
Product recommendations for water soluble polymers for pharmaceutical applications.

Key Applications

  • Direct Compression Tableting
  • Osmotic Pump
  • Granulation

The application possibilities are endless. We want to help you be successful in whatever application you are considering, so please contact us if you need more assistance.  Our experts are eager to tackle your challenges.

 
 
 

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