Individual drug particles deliver a smooth, pleasant mouthfeel, with no aftertaste

Microencapsulation by coacervation:

  • Uniform coating of a solid particle or liquid droplet with a rigid semi-permeable polymer
  • Creates a physical barrier
    • Effective taste masking
    • Customized release profile
    • Turn non-aqueous liquids into powders
    • Combine incompatible APIs



The final dosage forms can be produced in:

  • Powders
  • Dry syrups
  • Orally disintegrating tablets
  • Parvulet® dosage form: soft food-like texture

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Srinivasan Shanmugam, Ph.D

Senior Director, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Business Support, and New Technologies

Dr. Srinivasan Shanmugam has more than 20 years of experience in designing and development of conventional, NDDS/alternate, advanced/modified drug delivery systems, and pharmaceutical platform technologies for oral and other routes of administration. His expertise includes stability, solubility/dissolution, permeability, and bioavailability enhancement techniques/technologies for challenging drugs. Additionally, Dr. Shanmugam has published numerous research articles, holds multiple patents, and is a reviewer/editorial member of various prestigious journals. In his current position, Dr. Shanmugam is involved in the development and expansion of Adare’s pharmaceutical technology portfolio and facilitates product development and co-development opportunities.

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