volume 271, issue 1-2, P197-205 2004
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpharm.2003.11.011
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Abstract: A highly substituted galactomannan (G) from Mimosa scabrella Bentham (Man:Gal 1.1:1), isolated from the seeds of a Brazilian leguminous tree and xanthan (X), an exopolysaccharide secreted by Xanthomonas campestris (Keltrol), were evaluated as a hydrophilic matrix system (XG) for controlled release (CR) of diclofenac sodium (DS) in tablets and capsules. The performance of XG (2:1) matrices containing 50 mg (A) or 100 mg (B) of DS was compared with a commercial CR product of DS. The drug release studies were car…

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