Pharmaceutical Excipients Excipients are crucial to drug delivery within the body. Generally, an excipient has no medicinal properties. Its standard purpose is to streamline the manufacture of the drug product and ultimately facilitate physiological absorption of the drug. Excipients might aid in lubricity, flowability, disintegration, taste and may confer some form of antimicrobial function. Selecting the appropriate excipient to support the design of your pharmaceutical formulation is an important step in the drug manufacturing process.
Non-vascular stents are specialized medical devices used for relieving the strictures in gastrointestinal tract, ureteral tract and airway tracts. These are also used for holding open the narrowed lumens during complex surgical procedure to allow free flow of body fluids. On the basis of its applications there are three different types of non-vascular stents are available: pulmonology stents, urology stents, and gastroenterology stents.