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Article / 2004

Selecting lactose for a capsule-based dry powder inhaler

Authors:
  • Hartwig Steckel
  • Fadi Eskandar
  • Peter Villax
Source:
Pharmaceutical Technology Europe (2004), 16(4), 23

Dry powder inhalers are a well-accepted dosage form for pulmonary drug delivery and a wide variety are either currently available or development. This article examines a premetered, capsule-based multidose inhaler for which different qualities of _-lactose monohydrate were screened.