Colorcon offers advanced film coating systems for sustained release (also referred to as controlled release) dosage forms complemented by our value-added services which support all phases of product design and development. Sustained release technologies from Colorcon use unique combinations of polymers to encapsulate active drug compounds and control release of the drug at varying rates. Through advanced technology, our sustained release products simplify the development and production process for tablets and capsules while providing consistent rates of drug release. 

Colorcon offers products and formulation expertise for sustained release applications and technologies for the formulation, development and production of tablets and multiparticulates, including drug-loaded pellets and granules, mini-tablets and drug crystals.  Colorcon products are designed with the flexibility to adjust drug release rates.

With decades of experience, Colorcon has extensive applications data to help our customers achieve the exact drug release profile desired. In addition, our team of experts is always available to offer formulation expertise and technical support to help modulate drug delivery profiles per your requirements.

Colorcon’s global technical service infrastructure and applications expertise complements the range of sustained release coatings, servicing your formulation needs at every step of the drug development process.


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