Polycarbophil can provide enhanced lubrication functionality to ophthalmic drug formulations and excellent controlled release characteristics in oral drug delivery applications. Oral solutions & suspensions have a typical usage level of 0.2-1 wt% and topical formulations have a typical usage level of 0.5-3 wt%.
- thickener and rheology modifier
- Suspension and emulsion stabilizer
- Taste masking agent