A Study on the Evaluation of Local Shati Starch as a Substitute of Polysaccharides Used in the Preparation of Capsules and Tablets of Antibiotics

Starch of pharmaceutical grade is an invariable excipient in the preparation of capsules and tablets of some drugs including antibiotics. It is also widely used in chemicallaboratories. In capsule making starch is usuaIly used as an inert diluent in order that the capsules may be completely fiIled for maintenance of their form and shape.
In tablet making it is used as an inert diluent as weIl as a disintegrator so that a refatively smaIl amount of a…


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