BEST®, Unique Tablet Design Service

BEST® helps you choose the perfect color and shape to distinguish your brand, designed with emphasis on attributes that help promote improved patient safety and medication compliance. 

Working with our BEST team, you can make informed decisions about your tablet design early in the development process. 

Take advantage of the following tools:

  • Therapeutic category review to differentiate your product
  • Shape design to improve swallowability and handling
  • Color preference research to match marketing requirements around the world
  • Photorealistic image printouts to visualize your shape and color options
  • 3-D printed tablet prototypes, finished with Colorcon coating, for final evaluation

Meet regulatory guidelines for Safety by Design  and discover which colors and shapes resonate with patients and consumers. 

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. our BEST team for a no-obligation confidential tablet design consultation. 

Here’s what our customers say:

“With Colorcon’s BEST service guiding our tablet design, communication between R&D and marketing was seamless.  They really made it clear which colors were acceptable for global use, and tablet images enabled us to present the final selections directly to the FDA” – Multinational pharmaceutical manufacturer

“BEST gave us realistic looking images and tablet prototypes without the time and cost associated with manufacturing sample tablets.  Our consumer panels could touch and feel different options to determine the right presentation for our product.”  - Consumer healthcare marketing

Platform Solutions

Colorcon can help to reduce your project time by providing the right solution through excipient selection and process guidance.


Lower total cost and reduce time to market

Dissolution Design

Life cycle management through modified delivery profiles and product line extensions

Patient Adherence

Reduce medication errors and improve patient adherence


Stable and consistent product performance

Product Authentication

Track and trace