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Minitablets and Microtip Tooling

This article discusses minitablet manufacturing and microtip tooling, including how formulations characteristics and table design affect minitablet production, critical tablet press setting and options, and how to determine the proper tablet press overload settings. 

September 18, 2020

Orally administered tablets are a popular pharmaceutical dosage form because they provide consistent dosing,  ease  of  administration,  low  manufacturing  costs, and  long  stability  times.  In  recent  years,  minitablets have become an increasing portion of the tablet market. While the exact definition of “mini” can vary, I include in the category any round tablet with a diameter smaller than 4.76 millimeters or any shaped tablet with a width smaller than 4 millimeters.

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