VIVAPHARM ® Sugar Spheres

Microcrystalline Cellulose

VIVAPHARM ® Sugar Spheres consist of 62.5 – 91.5 % sucrose and 8.5 – 37.5 % starch and are well established, water-soluble carriers for multiparticulate dosage forms.

Benefits:

  • High degree of brightness
  • GMO-free
  • Outstanding sphericity
  • Constant narrow particle size distribution
  • Smooth surface
  • Low friability for a trouble-free coating process

Grades available:

Size

Main Application

(mesh)

(µm)

40 – 60

250 – 425

Well established carriers for drugs which are coated around the sugar pellets

- Multi unit pellet systems

- Consistent and controlled drug release

- Multiple drugs combined in one unit

- High content uniformity

40 – 50

300 – 425

35 – 45

355 – 500

35 – 40

425 – 500

30 – 35

500 – 600

25 – 30

600 – 710

20 – 25

710 – 850

18 – 20

850 – 1000

16 – 20

850 – 1180

16 – 18

1000 – 1180

14 – 18

1000 – 1400

12 – 14

1400 – 1700

Special sizes or JP compliant grades are available on request.

Samples of each standard size are available in 400 g and 1 kg aluminum bags.