hydroxypropyl cellulose


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hydroxypropyl cellulose

 [hi-drok″se-pro´pil sel´u-lōs]
a water-soluble derivative of cellulose, used as an pharmaceutic aid and also applied topically to the conjunctiva to protect and lubricate the cornea in the treatment of dry eye.

hydroxypropyl cellulose

/hy·droxy·pro·pyl cel·lu·lose/ (-pro´pil sel´u-lōs) a partially substituted, water-soluble cellulose ether, used as a pharmaceutic aid and as a topical ophthalmic protectant and lubricant.

hydroxypropyl cellulose

[hīdrok′sēpro′pil sel′u-lōs]
a water-soluble derivative of cellulose, used as a pharmaceutic aid and also applied topically to the conjunctiva to protect and lubricate the cornea in the treatment of dry eye.
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The frequently used cellulose- ethers are methyl hydroxyethyl cellulose and methyl hydroxypropyl cellulose [6-8].
Gao, Synthesis and light scattering study of hydroxypropyl cellulose microgels, Macromolecules, 33, 8698 (2000).
Ma'soumeh Baqeri, one of the researchers, hydroxypropyl cellulose (HPC) was chosen in this research as a natural, biocompatible and biodegradable polymer, and the new bi-polymer was produced based on it.
7] The most commonly used cellulose ethers include the following: Hydroxypropyl methyl cellulose (HPMC), hydroxypropyl cellulose (HPC), sodium carboxymethyl cellulose (Na-CMC), and methylcellulose (MC).
Oil/Water Surface Rheological Properties of Hydroxypropyl Cellulose (HPC) Alone and Mixed with Lecithin: Contribution to Emulsion Stability.
They concern the following food additives: carbonic anhydride (E290), rosemary extract (E392), soybean hemicellulose (E426), cassia gum (E427), hydroxypropyl cellulose (E463), hydrogen (E949), polyvinyl alcohol (E1203) andapolyethylene glycol (E1521).
They used an NIRCI system, Malvern Instrument's SyNIRgi, to image different components in the granular structures of sugar spheres bound with polyethylene glycol (PEG) and Dmannitol bound with an aqueous solution of hydroxypropyl cellulose (HPC).
LACRISERT should not be used by patients who are hypersensitive to hydroxypropyl cellulose.
Name Purpose Microcrystalline cellulose Binding, dispersing, disintegrating Hydroxypropyl cellulose Stabilizing, thickening Methylethyl cellulose Stabilizing Gum ambit Viscosity modifier, emulsion stabilizer Karaya gum Thickener, coating Tragaxanth gum Thickener, stabilizer, emulsifier Name Typical use Microcrystalline cellulose Frozen desserts, milk drinks Hydroxypropyl cellulose Aerated toppings, alcohol drinks Methylethyl cellulose Non-dairy creams, aerated desserts Gum ambit Soft drinks, confectionery gums Karaya gum Sauces, chewing gums Tragaxanth gum Confectionery, ice cream, fruit drinks Name Raw material Microcrystalline cellulose Tree pulp (e.
Each tablet - and I am currently on 10mg per day - also contains the inactive ingredients calcium carbonate, microcrystalline cellulose, lactose, croscarmellose sodium, polysorbate 80, hydroxypropyl cellulose and magnesium stearate.
4 mg montelukast sodium, which is equivalent to 10 mg of montelukast, and the following inactive ingredients: microcrystalline cellulose, lactose monohydrate, croscarmellose sodium, hydroxypropyl cellulose, and magnesium stearate.