Effervescent tablets are an interesting pharmaceutical dosage form, offering some unique advantages when compared with simple tablets. However, the manufacturing process involves some critical steps that need to be addressed carefully during formulation and factory design.

Author: Dr. Harald Stahl, Senior Pharmaceutical Technologist
GEA Pharma Systems

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This technical article was first publish in the journal Pharmaceutical Technology Europe in April 2003, if you like to read the complete article online please follow the link or download.