What is a compressible sugar?

Compressible sugar is compressible sucrose that can be used in tablet-making in the pharmaceutical industry. It is a white, granular, free-flowing powder with a sweet taste. Compressible sucrose is very soluble in water, non-hygroscopic, non-reactive with other tablet ingredients. Slightly soluble in alcohol.

What is tableting sugar?

Directly Compressed Sugar – Tableting A directly compressible, granulated sugar or agglomerated powder, used to make tablets and flakes. It consists of mostly sucrose, with small amounts of maltodextrin or invert sugar. Tableting sugar is used by pharmaceutical makers as an excipient, and by confectioners.

What is DC sugar?

We are widely recognized for offering premium quality Compressible Sugar (D C Grade). Offered sachets have quality assured sugar that is processed by using best grade ingredients with the assistance of quality controllers by co-crystallizing and drying, followed by screening.

Why sucrose is added to tablets?

Sucrose is added to make preparations more palatable, giving pleasant sweetness and for masking unpleasant flavors of active ingredients.

What is Dipac sugar?

White Di-Pac® Direct Compacting and Tableting Sugar is a unique co-crystallized product manufactured by Domino (ASR group), and containing sucrose (97%) and maltodextrin (3%). It provides direct compressibility and enhanced flowability, solubility, and dispersion.

Is Sucrose a white sugar?

What is sucrose? Sucrose is crystallised white sugar produced by the sugar cane plant and can be found in households and foods worldwide. Sucrose is a disaccharide made up of 50% glucose and 50% fructose and is broken down rapidly into its constituent parts.

Why is sugar used in medicine?

Alongside taste and texture, sugar is also used as a pharmaceutical excipient in tablets and capsules to assist with appearance and ease of transport and storage.

What type of compound is sugar?

The white stuff we know as sugar is sucrose, a molecule composed of 12 atoms of carbon, 22 atoms of hydrogen, and 11 atoms of oxygen (C12H22O11). Like all compounds made from these three elements, sugar is a carbohydrate.

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