What is Tablet Dissolution Testing?

What is tablet dissolution testing?

Tablet Dissolution testing is a critical and mandatory in vitro quality control procedure for solid dosage forms such as tablets, capsules and granules. Such testing confirms that a tablet has released the labelled quantity of active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) into solution within a designated time interval. It demonstrates that the API will be readily available for absorption after oral administration.

What is tablet dissolution testing used for?

Dissolution testing has emerged as a very important tool in the generic pharmaceutical industry. It is very widely used in formulation development, in monitoring the manufacturing process and as a quality control test. It can also be used to predict the in vivo performance of certain products.

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