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Taste Masking Acetaminophen Chewable Tablets Using Maltitol Plus Intense Sweetener Synergy

Roquette Pharma

Use of technologies to mask the bitterness of active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) is limited in pediatric formulations by a lack of safety data covering children, in comparison to adults.

Acetaminophen (APAP) is a common medication used to treat infants for pain and fever. Its bitterness often leads to complex formulations to encourage adherence. Making tastes with a combination of common sweetener sucralose and bulk sweetener maltitol is beneficial because both of these ingredients are already present in paediatric medicines.

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