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Lecture 6: Pharmaceutical Hot Melt Extrusion

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Upon completion of this lecture of the eCourse, the participant should be able to:
  • Review Hot Melt extrusion as a Pharmecutical technology and provide a brief historical overview of HME as a Pharmaceutical technology and review recent applications. 
  • Review the basic equipment including Single screw and Twin screw extrusion. 
  • Explore materials typically used for processing via HME. 
  • Analyze recent case studies on the topic, with downstream formulation and processing of HMExtruded intermediates.