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Table 2 Polymer blends in tablet technology platforms and excipients

From: Applications of polymer blends in drug delivery

Polymers Advantage(s) Commercial Product Reference
Polyethylene oxide, hypromellose Gastric retention and controlled drug release faciliating upper GI tract delivery by controlled swelling and erosion Acuform® Technology [2]
Xanthan gum, locust bean gum Sustained release from synergistic polymer interaction TIMERx Technology [3]
Microcrysalline cellulose, guar gum Improved sensory charcteritics of chewable tablets Avicel® CE 15 [4]